Have Questions? NIU Virtual STEM Cafe Is Hosting Online COVID-19 Discussion

From a news release: DeKalb — What are DeKalb County public health professionals doing to stem the tide of COVID-19? How many cases are there in DeKalb? What you can do to protect yourself and your community?

Join us for an online discussion with DeKalb County Health Department professionals on Wednesday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. This virtual STEM Café is brought to you by Northern Illinois University’s NIU STEAM and is free and available to the public.

Hear from the DeKalb County public health professionals who are in the trenches of the battle against COVID-19: Public Health Administrator Lisa Gonzalez, MPH; Director of Community Health & Prevention & Emergency Preparedness Cindy Graves, RN, MSHA; and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Melissa Edwards, MPH.

Learn how DeKalb is responding to COVID-19, including:

· Planning and collaboration with community partners.

· Notification of potential cases.

· The case investigation process.

· Measures we can take to protect each other. · Getting information out to the public.

To access the online meeting, go to https://niuonline.adobeconnect.com/niu/ just prior to 6:30 p.m. on April 1. On a computer, the Chrome browser works best and you will be asked to download the Adobe Connect app. For tablets and mobile phones, go to your app store and download the Adobe Connect mobile app before attending. You will be able to listen to the speakers and will have a chance to type in your questions.