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217 Today: Carle Foundation Hospital copes with children with RSV filling its hospital beds

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois State Police have adopted changes they say will help keep guns away from people who should not have them.
  • The Illinois Department of Public Health has some tips to help prevent viruses like COVID, RSV and the flu from spreading this Thanksgiving holiday.
  • The new Champaign County executive says he’s ready to work collaboratively with the county board.
  • As the December holidays draw near, Illinois elected officials and advocates are warning families about recalled or potentially dangerous toys.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how Carle Hospital in Urbana is coping with the number of children with RSV filling the pediatric beds.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Jim Meadows, Mawa Iqbal, and Emily Hays.

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Sydney Wood

Sydney Wood

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