Good Reads: 4/9/20


Today’s COVID-19 Updates

Check back around 3 pm for updates from IDPH and C-U Public Health


Where Can You Get Tested for COVID-19 In Central Illinois?

(Reginald Hardwick / Illinois Newsroom)


Champaign-Urbana Grocery Roundup

(Chambanamoms)


How to be a good citizen during a pandemic

(Editorial Board / Smile Politely)


The same troubling trend happening nationwide is happening in Champaign County

African Americans are being disproportionately affected by the ongoing pandemic. Here in Champaign County, they account for 20% of confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the county’s population is only 12.4% African American.


The final Boneyard ecosphere update :,(

Boneyard Creek Ecosphere update…This time not so good 🙁 from r/UIUC

No such address: Bondville Post Office temporarily closed over concerns about building

I’m no engineer but…yeah, this tracks:

(Mary Schenk / News-Gazette)


The cherry blossoms are out at Japan House

Here’s a picture because it’s a much lower risk than actually going to see them.

Japan House cherry blossoms before rain comes from r/UIUC

Champaign pastor raising game with drive-in Easter service

It’s encouraging to see churches abiding by social distancing! I wish I could say the same for the entire state of Kansas.

(Bob Asmussen / News-Gazette)