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Posted: December 5, 2020

As employees demand a new kind of workplace, businesses are turning to DuPage

Chicago Suburbs Real Estate

Health, space, balance, flexibility, a business-friendly climate—that’s what matters to employees and employers in 2020. Now, many businesses are turning away from downtown and looking to DuPage, where they’re finding a place that meets both their immediate and long-term needs. Read more

Posted: November 24, 2020

College of DuPage is training hundreds of contact tracers, meeting an urgent public health need while providing employment

Contact Tracers

When we think of the fight against COVID-19, we tend to think of doctors, nurses, scientists and other frontline workers. But there’s a growing army of individuals—largely consisting of retirees, medical students and those who were recently unemployed—fighting the pandemic from behind the scenes. Known as “contact tracers,” these trained workers help limit the spread of COVID-19.Read more

Posted: November 23, 2020

DuPage County Announces a New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site

DuPage COVID Testing

In response to the exponential spread of COVID-19 cases and the increased need for testing, the DuPage County Health Department is announcing the addition of a second community-based drive-thru testing site to provide additional testing resources in DuPage County. The additional COVID-19 testing site will be located at the Odeum Expo Center (1033 N Villa Avenue) in Villa Park, Illinois.Read more

Posted: November 17, 2020

Holiday Gift Ideas: DuPage Edition

Celebrate Local DuPage

The DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau has compiled a list of the top 5 gift ideas for adventure, experience, connection, culinary comforts, and staycation. ThisRead more

Posted: November 16, 2020

Rebuild Illinois Wet Lab Capital Program

Wet Lab

Wet labs, or laboratories with specialized ventilation and utility connections to allow for research of chemicals and materials, are critical for life sciences innovation to thrive but require large amounts of physical space and are costly to build. Available wet lab space is scarce throughout Illinois, which limits the competitiveness of the state’s life sciences sector, despite our other advantages.This grant will encourage the development of wet lab space that will be multi-tenant shared space available to incubators, corporations, university researchers, and start-ups.Read more

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