Rural Illinois doesn’t have enough health workers, and the pandemic made it worse

SPRINGFIELD — Nearly every county in Illinois doesn’t have enough primary care, mental health and dental providers, according to a new report by the Rural Health Summit. The issue is most acute in the state’s rural counties, including southern Illinois. The report, produced by a consortium of health care professionals, finds the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated […]

Pritzker’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing Full Transcript And Audio — Nov. 17, 2020

  Gov. J.B. Pritzker is returning to his daily COVID-19 press briefings 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 press […]