217 Today — Dec. 16, 2020

Wednesday December 16, 2020 Today’s headlines: Gov. J.B. Pritzker has proposed $700 million in cuts to this year’s budget to close a projected nearly $4 billion shortfall. All Illinois hospitals are expected to have doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to their first wave of employees by next week. Medical workers in Peoria and […]

Illinois School Nurses Fear For Their Students Safety During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Lisa Marlow is worried about her students. Marlow is a school nurse and educator with the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186.  The district serves primarily low-income students in a rural part of southern Illinois.  When school is in session, Marlow says having eyes on students, especially those with chronic conditions like Type 1 diabetes […]