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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…

Public eligible for virus vaccine April 12

CHICAGO— Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike today announced a metrics-based, vaccination-informed framework for Illinois to advance to Phase 5 of the state’s Restore Illinois Plan,…

Illinois reports 1,655 virus cases, 17 deaths

SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday reported 1,655 new cases of COVID-19, including 17 additional deaths. Deaths reported Wednesday included a Boone County man in his 70s and a Winnebago County…

Pritzker announces $24.9M for park projects

SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced that more than $24.9 million in state grant funding has been approved for local governments to construct, renovate, and improve buildings or purchase land to be used for public access…