Pritzker Says No Decision Yet On Holding State Fairs This Summer SPRINGFIELD – Governor J.B. Pritzker says no decision has been made yet on whether Illinois’ two state fairs can be held safely this summer. Illinois’ two fairs are scheduled for later in the summer: August 13-23 for the Illinois State Fair in Springfield and […]
CHAMPAIGN – A group of local organizations and municipalities has launched a new online resource — www.ChampaignCountySafe.org — to help Champaign County businesses as they prepare to re-open per state guidelines. The site provides a list of resources, including information about protective equipment and cleaning procedures, and best practices to keep employees and customers safe. […]
For health questions about COVID-19, call the Illinois Department of Public Health hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. IDPH has also compiled a list of testing sites across the state, including information on testing eligibility and contact information. Illinois has expanded COVID-19 testing criteria to allow all health care workers, including nursing home employees to […]
The University of Illinois Board of Trustees approved changes to its policies on hiring as well as faculty and staff relationships with students and…
Educators Donate $50,000 Worth Of Hand Sanitizer, Soap To Illinois Prisons. Inmates Wonder Where It Went.
Joseph Horton is overwhelmed and stressed because he’s struggling to keep himself and his cell clean. Horton is incarcerated at Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois. He says safety measures have improved in the prisons since the pandemic began, but he says more could be done to protect inmates. “I’m in a cell with another […]
Studies have found the rates of mental illness and suicide are higher for farmers . They work long hours, have limited social contact and are at the…