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BREAKING: Masks Return To Three Illinois Counties Due To Covid Spikes, Are More On The Way?

October 23rd, 2022
BREAKING: Masks Return To Three Illinois Counties Due To Covid Spikes, Are More On The Way?

BREAKING NEWS: The Quad-Cities area is at risk of going back to a mask mandate with covid numbers spiking in the area and reaching a “high” level in neighboring Knox County, which includes Galesburg, as well as neighboring Warren County. Knox and Warren, surrounding the Quad-Cities’ Rock Island County, were both seeing spiking numbers the previous few weeks, ramping up into the high range this week. In addition, Saline County in Southeastern Illinois is also in the high range. Counties at a “high” community level are seeing elevated levels of COVID-19 hospitalizations, percentages... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Officials Monitoring Spread Of New Covid Variant; Will You Be Impacted?

March 21st, 2022
BREAKING: Illinois Officials Monitoring Spread Of New Covid Variant; Will You Be Impacted?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois officials are closely monitoring the increasing spread of the more virulent BA.2 omicron subvariant of covid-19, ready to take action should it start to hit the state heavily. The subvariant is said to be up to 50 percent more infectious than any other variant of covid, and although covid numbers are going down overall statewide, the BA.2 is already making up 25 percent of all new covid infections, according to Illinois Department of Health numbers, Illinois governor JB Pritzker said today in a press conference. The BA.2 variant has ripped across Europe and pushed infections... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Ending SOME Covid Mask Rules; But Schools Remaining Masked?

February 9th, 2022
BREAKING: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Ending SOME Covid Mask Rules; But Schools Remaining Masked?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced today that he will be ending the state’s indoor mask mandate — but Illinois schools may still have a mask restriction in place. During a press conference, Gov. Pritzker said he will lift the mandate for the state, with certain exceptions, by Feb. 28. “My intention is as we’ve seen these numbers peak at about 7,400 hospitalizations, and heading downward significantly – we’re now I think under 2,500 hospitalizations, so that’s almost a third of where we were at the peak and heading even further downward –... Read More