MATTOON Gloria Spear, the director of Environmental Health for the Coles Health Department, was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Mattoon Zoom meeting on September 23.
Spear discussed COVID-19 and how it has affected Coles County.
Spear touched on events in the early days of the pandemic and how they unfolded in Illinois and Coles County, what steps are currently being taking to combat the virus, on-going testing and options for Coles County residents, and contact tracing. The Health Department continues to follow directives and guidelines handed out by the governors office, to keep the community safe.
One concern people in the county have is the dissemination of information and Spear reass…