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Illinois Is Opening Up TODAY. How Will Your Life Change?

June 11th, 2021
Illinois Is Opening Up TODAY. How Will Your Life Change?

It was mid-March of last year when we first heard the news. There was going to be a shutdown. But what did that mean? None of us had ever lived through anything like that. What was that even going to entail? How would our lives change, if at all? Already, events had started to get canceled. Sports games for kids. School. Arts activities. Concerts. Theater shows. Everything was going on hold for a couple of weeks. But it was just going to be a couple of weeks. A month, max. And, hell, it was winter, the weather was terrible anyway, we weren’t going to be going outside as it was. It wasn’t... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Reopens Friday, What Does It Mean For You?

June 10th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Reopens Friday, What Does It Mean For You?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois will reopen tomorrow after over a year in various stages of covid lockdown! Governor JB Pritzker announced earlier this week that the metrics had been met to put Illinois into Phase 5, which is the least restrictive of all the mitigation phases for the pandemic. So what does that mean for you? How will your life change, for the better, with fewer restrictions? And what restrictions, if any, still remain? According to the Illinois Department of Health, under Phase 5 (the new phase), fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask except where required... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Set To Reopen On Friday, Here’s What’s Going To Change

June 8th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Set To Reopen On Friday, Here's What's Going To Change

BREAKING NEWS: At long last, after the pandemic has kept the state under lockdown for most of the past year-plus, Illinois is looking to reopen (mostly) on Friday. “After a tremendously challenging year, Illinois has now reached a defining moment in our efforts to defeat COVID-19,” Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said. “Thanks to the hard work of residents across the state, Illinois will soon resume life as we knew it before – returning to events, gatherings, and a fully reopened economy, with some of the safety guidelines we’ve adopted still in place.” According to the Illinois Department... Read More

Sevendust, With Austin Meade, Kirra, And Alborn, Coming To Rock The Rust Belt

May 28th, 2021
Sevendust, With Austin Meade, Kirra, And Alborn, Coming To Rock The Rust Belt

Sevendust, with special guests Austin Meade, Kirra, and Alborn, will perform at The Rust Belt, 533 12th Ave. East Moline, Tuesday, June 29! For tickets and more information, click here! Atlanta-based quintet Sevendust are one of the most prominent nu-metal acts, rising above their contemporaries with an aggressive blend of bottom-heavy riffs and soulful, accessible melodies delivered by vocalist Lajon Witherspoon. Over the years, the band balanced the raw energy and brutality of early albums like 1997’s Sevendust and 1999’s Home with increasingly atmospheric production and even late-era... Read More

Milan Covid-19 Vaccination Center Open Through Saturday; Clinics Begin Next Week

May 28th, 2021
Milan Covid-19 Vaccination Center Open Through Saturday; Clinics Begin Next Week

The Milan Camden Centre mass vaccination site will be open through Saturday, May 29. Starting the week of June 1, the health department will have twice-weekly vaccination clinics. Tuesday is for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (18 and older) vaccine and Friday is for Pfizer (12 and older.) Hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. both days and by appointment other weekdays. If those times don’t fit in your schedule, find your shot at vaccines.gov. #vaccinateqc #vaxupIL  Read More

Got My Second Covid Shot, Only A Matter Of Time Before My Super Powers Activate…

May 28th, 2021
Got My Second Covid Shot, Only A Matter Of Time Before My Super Powers Activate...

Watch out Deadpool. Stand back, Wolverine. Get bent, Superman. It’s only a matter of time now. This week, I got my second covid-19 vaccination shot, and as we ALL know from the research we’ve done on the internet, the alien DNA mixed with the Bill Gates microchip and a secret recipe of nine herbs and spices will soon result in me developing mutant superpowers, in order to fight the Nirons, interdimensional aliens who are due to arrive to conquer earth any moment now. What? You didn’t read that website? Or maybe it was just a TikTok? It’s not entirely out of the realm of... Read More

Quad City Arts Promoting Opportunity For Artists To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

May 21st, 2021
Quad City Arts Promoting Opportunity For Artists To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

Quad City Arts is helping promote a new grant opportunity for artists to help combat rampant vaccine hesitancy nationwide. It is posting the fact that Arts Alliance Illinois is looking for practicing local artists (any medium) whose audiences reach Illinois residents under 35 years old, people of color, and women. Ideally, these artists have audiences and followings in the target demographics. The artists themselves do not have to fit within said demographics. The goal of the Arts and Vaccination Campaign is to encourage Illinois residents to combat Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy, and to support Illinois... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities Offers Chances to Boost Covid Vaccination Rates

May 21st, 2021
BREAKING: Quad-Cities Offers Chances to Boost Covid Vaccination Rates

BREAKING NEWS: As the Covid-19 vaccine becomes more readily available, more efforts in the Quad-Cities are taking shape to encourage more people to not throw away their shot. UnityPoint Clinic – Express Duck Creek is welcoming walk-in vaccine appointments seven days a week between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Now, anyone age 12 and up can now get their Pfizer vaccine by simply walking in at the Express Duck Creek located at Kimberly and Middle Road, Bettendorf. Residents of both Illinois and Iowa are welcome to receive their vaccine at this location. “We are trying to do our part to make sure the vaccine... Read More

Rock Island County Covid Numbers Moving In The Right Direction

May 15th, 2021
Rock Island County Covid Numbers Moving In The Right Direction

Covid numbers are going down in Rock Island County, but, the health department says, we must remain vigilant and use common sense to continue the numbers moving in the right direction. The Rock Island County Health Department reports the total number of deaths from the virus is now 320. In addition, the health department reports 26 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. The total number of cases is 14,737. The average age of newly infected people is 38. Currently, 23 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. The cases are: • 1 woman in her 70s • 2 women in their 50s • 5 women in... Read More

Covid Restrictions Lifted On Illinois Quad-Cities As State Moves Into “Bridge Phase”

May 14th, 2021
Covid Restrictions Lifted On Illinois Quad-Cities As State Moves Into "Bridge Phase"

The Illinois Quad-Cities will open up more today and leave many covid restrictions behind as the state moves into a “Bridge Phase,” dropping many covid restrictions on businesses and the public. Governor JB Pritzker announced the lifting of the restrictions this week, and said that he foresees a full state reopening by June 11, given the increasing numbers of people in Illinois being vaccinated. Under the Bridge Phase: Bars and restaurants: Can now operate within their regular liquor license hours and reopen standing areas at 25 percent capacity. Social events: Indoor events can have... Read More