A Third Of Champaign County Health Care Workers Declined The Vaccine, Health Officials Say

URBANA – Despite more Champaign County residents becoming eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, one-third of health care personnel in the county still aren’t vaccinated due to their own concerns about the vaccine, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD).  Champaign County is currently in the middle of Phase 1b of its vaccine rollout […]

‘C-U At Austin’s Place’ Emergency Women’s Shelter Moves To New Permanent Home

CHAMPAIGN – An emergency women’s shelter in Champaign, “C-U at Austin’s Place,” is now operating out of a new permanent location. Starting 13 years ago as a grassroots mission effort by Champaign’s First United Methodist Church, the Austin’s Place women’s shelter has been operating lately out of local churches. In the past year, the shelter […]

Pritzker’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing Full Transcript And Audio — Jan. 15, 2021

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Dr. Ngozi Ezike held a COVID-19 press briefing today as cases and hospitalizations in Illinois reach record highs. Read and listen to the latest update from the governor’s office on new cases, phased re-opening and closings of different regions and the state’s ongoing pandemic response. You can watch the most recent […]