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BREAKING: As Illinois Hits New Covid Records, Pritzker Increasing Testing, Boosters, Restrictions

December 27th, 2021
BREAKING: As Illinois Hits New Covid Records, Pritzker Increasing Testing, Boosters, Restrictions

BREAKING NEWS: As Illinois covid numbers hit yet more record highs, Gov. JB Pritzker announced the state will beef up testing and booster vaccine availability, and reinforced new restrictions beginning in January. The governor will increase staffing at vaccination clinics by more than 100 people to administer more free booster shots and vaccinations, and the sites will begin operating six days a week, he said at a press conference today. “I’m announcing this surge staffing to support our local health departments to vaccinate and boost tens of thousands more Illinoisans,” Pritzker said in... Read More

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 Marks Worst Day For Covid Since January, New Mask Mandates Coming?

August 23rd, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Marks Worst Day For Covid Since January, New Mask Mandates Coming?

BREAKING NEWS: The latest surge of covid-19 delta variant infections has roared through Illinois, pushing the state to its highest one-day total in covid cases since late January and its highest week for infections in months. This comes the same day that new indoor mask mandates go into effect throughout the entirety of Cook County, requiring everyone over the age of two to be masked in indoor public spaces, regardless of whether they’re vaccinated. Businesses also must post signs on all entrances telling customers about the rule. Given that the new, wider mask mandates into Cook County come... Read More