FAQ: What You Need To Know About Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine And Adolescents

WASHINGTON — Teens and preteens in the U.S. have spent much of the past year distance learning. Many have missed out on birthday parties, book clubs, team sports and hanging out with groups of friends. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration signaled that relief from all that may be nigh: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is […]

Nearly 1,300 Champaign Unit 4 Schools Staff Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

CHAMPAIGN – Earlier this month, 1,291 teachers and other staff members at Champaign Unit 4 Schools received their first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This week, they return for a second dose. Dozens of staff members and some members of the community filed in and out of Centennial High School on Monday. They […]

ER Staff Among The First To Get The Coronavirus Vaccine In Champaign County

URBANA – The process of vaccinating the first few hundred hospital workers in Champaign County began Thursday.  In the first shipment, Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana received 400 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for its staff. OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana received 50 doses. Since doses are limited, hospitals are prioritizing […]