Champaign County Virus Cases Grow To 3; IL Cases Now 753

In this image from a scanning electron microscope, the new coronavirus is in orange.

CHAMPAIGN – The state of Illinois reported dozens of new COVID-19 cases, including two more in Champaign County and the first involving members of the University of Illinois System. On Saturday, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 168 new cases of coronavirus. The total in the state stands at 753 cases, including people who […]

What Is Essential/Prohibited Under IL Stay At Home Order?

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CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered the state’s residents to remain in their homes except for essential needs, joining similar efforts in California and New York to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Pritzker’s order announced Friday will still allow the state’s 12.6 million residents to seek essentials including groceries and medicine. The […]

Keeping Your Kids Playing And Learning At Home While Schools Are Closed

Now that all of Illinois’ schools are closed through March 31, you might be wondering how to keep the kids playing and learning at home.  I’m with you!  I have a daughter in kindergarten who turns six in two days!  WILL Education is here to help. PBS KIDS Weekday Newsletter PBS KIDS just started a […]

Have A TV At Home? Then You’re A Click Away From Keeping Your Children Schooled During The Covid-19 Pandemic

As a parent, you might be daunted by the role of “school teacher” while your children’s schools are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Your local PBS television station is here to help! Here at WILL, we broadcast more than 11,000 hours of educator-approved, researched-based children’s programming for Pre-K through elementary-aged youngsters.  Our programming schedule […]

News Around Illinois – March 21/22, 2020

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Illinois Governor Imposes Stay-At-Home Order To Curb Virus CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered the state’s residents to remain in their homes except for essential needs, joining similar efforts in California and New York to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Pritzker’s order announced Friday will still allow the state’s 12.6 million residents […]