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People 65 and older included in next virus vaccine phase

CHICAGO – Building on guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for…

IDPH reports 5,059 new cases of COVID-19, 79 deaths

SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health, on Monday reported 5,059 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 79 additional deaths. There have now been a total of 984,880 cases, including 16,834 deaths, in 102…

2021 Rockford ProAm canceled

ROCKFORD -- The 2021 Rockford ProAm has been canceled, organizers reported Monday. The news marks the second time the event was nixed because of concerns over COVID-19. The 2020 tournament was canceled seven months ago as the virus swept…

COVID-19: Illinois in for ‘rocky next few months’

CHICAGO -- Illinoisans could be headed into a difficult winter as COVID-19 cases continue to spike, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday. Pritzker reiterated during his daily coronavirus update the the number of daily cases has increased by more…