217 Today: Tuesday May 11, 2021

Tuesday May 11, 2021 Today’s headlines: With Illinois heading toward a full economic reopening next month, the state’s Department of Public Health is launching a program to vaccinate workers in office buildings around the state. An Illinois Congressman says it’s vital for the United States to help contain the COVID-19 pandemic as it continues to […]

FAQ: What You Need To Know About Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine And Adolescents

WASHINGTON — Teens and preteens in the U.S. have spent much of the past year distance learning. Many have missed out on birthday parties, book clubs, team sports and hanging out with groups of friends. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration signaled that relief from all that may be nigh: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is […]

LaSalle Investigation Prompts Legislation Strengthening Inspectors General

SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers representing the LaSalle Veterans’ Home, including Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, unveiled new legislation that would allow inspectors general of state agencies to subpoena former state employees. The legislation was prompted by an investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak last year at the LaSalle home that killed 36 veterans. The former director of the […]