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Illinois COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rising again

SPRINGFIELD -- COVID-19 hospitalizations and case positivity rates continued to trend upward Monday, leaving entry into a recently-announced “bridge” phase of reopening uncertain even as the percentage of seniors vaccinated continued to…

State ramps up vaccinations to stem rise in virus cases

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois health officials, to stem a potential resurgence in COVID-19 cases, is deploying that they are calling Rapid Response Vaccination Teams to five counties to expand vaccine eligibility where demand appears to have…

Illinois launches 14th mass vaccination site

CHICAGO -- As the Illinois National Guard surpasses 500,000 vaccinations administered to residents across the state, Illinois will launch its 14th mass vaccination site in Forest Park March 26. Gov. J.B. Pritzker was joined by House…