What Chicago Learned From Federal ‘Crimson Contagion’ Emergency Drill

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Dr. Allison Arwady, left, the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, and Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, discuss the state's seventh coronavirus case at a news conference Sunday, March 8, 2020 in Chicago. Sarah Karp / WBEZ
Arwady Ezike March
Dr. Allison Arwady, left, the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, and Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, discuss the state's seventh coronavirus case at a news conference Sunday, March 8, 2020 in Chicago. Sarah Karp / WBEZ

What Chicago Learned From Federal ‘Crimson Contagion’ Emergency Drill

Before COVID-19 spread across the world, Illinois and several other states participated in an emergency crisis drill known as the Crimson Contagion.

Reset talks to A.D. Quig of Crain’s Chicago Business for more on what city leaders learned during the crisis drill and how its being applied to the coronavirus pandemic.

GUEST: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business