News Around Illinois – July 13, 2020

Illinois Launches Campaign To Prevent Abuse Of Seniors SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is launching a $2.1 million campaign to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of seniors and adults with disabilities, a problem officials fear has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. The Illinois Department on Aging’s Office of Adult Protective Services received federal funds for […]

News Around Illinois – May 4, 2020

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Illinois Reaches Record High For COVID-19 Tests Performed in 24 Hours CHICAGO – In his daily briefing Sunday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a new record high for COVID-19 tests performed in Illinois in a single day: 19,417. The state is reporting 2,994 new cases, bringing the state total to 61,499. An additional 63 deaths were […]

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 […]