• covid-19 vaccine Mar 11

    State to Increase Vaccine Doses at Nine Illinois Hospitals

    Nine rural Illinois hospitals will receive additional COVID vaccine doses from the state as part of a new program aimed at expanding equitable distribution, according to officials. On Thursday, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the nine rural critical access hospitals that were selected as part of the Safety Net Direct Vaccine Allocation...

  • East Peoria May 4, 2020

    Central Illinois City to Allow Gyms, Salons to Reopen, Potentially Defying State Order

    A Central Illinois city is implementing a phased reopening plan that could potentially conflict with the state’s ongoing “stay-at-home” order. East Peoria Mayor John Kahl announced in a press release that he had sent a plan, dubbed the “Tri-County Phased Reopening Plan” to Gov. J.B Pritzker on April 29. The first phase of the plan, which is currently being...

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