217 Today: Thursday, July 1, 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021 Today’s headlines: Illinois’ senior-most judicial authority says Springfield Democrats’ efforts to re-draw the state’s judicial district boundaries for the first time in 60 years could interfere with a major law aimed at criminal justice reform. A portion of Illinois’ recreational cannabis revenues goes into the R-3 program, which aims to reinvest […]

Urbana Hospitals Not Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine For Employees Yet

URBANA – Urbana’s two hospitals are not requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but vaccinations are strongly encouraged. At OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, 64% of all staff – including leadership, frontline workers and support staff – are fully vaccinated, according to Deborah McCarter, the hospital’s vice president and chief nursing officer. A […]