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BREAKING: Shutdowns Begin In Illinois As Covid Numbers Rage ‘Out of Control’

December 18th, 2021
BREAKING: Shutdowns Begin In Illinois As Covid Numbers Rage 'Out of Control'

BREAKING NEWS: Shutdowns of performances, events and schools have begun to hit Illinois as covid numbers rage “out of control” and the omicron variant begins to make its spread across the state, as Gov. JB Pritzker hints at more restrictions and shutdowns to come. “This is setting up to be a very deadly COVID Christmas and New Years,” Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Friday in a video press conference. “Hospital bed availability has reached a critically low level, demand on resources is high and the wait times in local emergency departments... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Overhauls Mental Health Care And 9-1-1 Policy, What Does It Mean For You?

August 25th, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Overhauls Mental Health Care And 9-1-1 Policy, What Does It Mean For You?

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed into law today sweeping new programs to overhaul the state’s mental health care system, including groundbreaking new laws regarding sending mental health professionals to 9-1-1 and 9-8-8 calls. Under the new law, the Community Emergency Services And Support Act, Illinois is just the third state in the nation to now require insurance to cover mental health disorders and substance abuse issues. It also requires officials receiving 9-1-1 and 9-8-8 calls involving mental health issues to include not just a police response but response from a... 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