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State Rep. Meyers-Martin Announces Community Vaccination Event in Richton Park

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State Rep. Meyers-Martin Announces Community Vaccination Event in Richton Park

State Rep. Meyers-Martin Announces Community Vaccination Event in Richton Park Pfizer Part 1 – Advance Registration Required – Seniors will be Prioritized State Representative Debbie Meyers-Martin, in partnership with the Village Presidents of Richton Park, Park Forest and Matteson, is pleased to announce a community vaccination event to be held this Thursday, April 8th between…

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Home care healthcare in COVID-19 pandemic

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Home care healthcare in COVID-19 pandemic

Home care healthcare in COVID-19 pandemic What They Are Saying: As COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Continues, Long Term Care Residents And Staff Hopeful for Future The COVID-19 vaccines have given residents and staff of long term care facilities a sense of hope. Nationwide vaccinations have led to weekly cases dropping to record lows, indicating that the…

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers Grants awarded as a part of an expansion of COVID-19 vaccines for hardest-hit and highest-risk communities. Beginning April 1, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to invest over $6 billion nationally in Community Health Centers to expand access to vaccines in underserved communities…

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Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later

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Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later

Coronavirus, one year and too many deaths later A look back at our new way of life, and the lives that have been lost to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, one year after it was formally recognized as a real threat to human life. Well, at least some people think it is a real threat. Others,…

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors ‘Together We Vaxed’: Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco. Township arranges COVID-19 Vaccine for Nearly 500 Local Seniors Seniors Arriving Monday and Tuesday at Victor J. Andrew High School to Receive First Dose of Vaccine; Second Dose Scheduled for March 22 and 23 Nearly 500 local…

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program Illinois isn’t even halfway through giving COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors and Gov. J.B. Pritzker is already talking about expanding the eligibility list for vaccinations to include others. The truth is we don’t have enough vaccinations to go around and what we have is being dished out…

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More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added

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More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added

More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added Meijer and Walmart now offering vaccines at a limited number of stores The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination locations across Illinois continues to increase.  Since February 4, 2021, 134 new locations have been added to the list of COVID-19 vaccination sites open to the public for…

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Health groups questions longterm impact of COVID-19 vaccinations

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Health groups questions longterm impact of COVID-19 vaccinations

Health groups questions longterm impact of COVID-19 vaccinations The American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) sent a letter this week to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asking for the CDC to quickly evaluate the vaccines’ effectiveness among the long term care population in both preventing…

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office U.S. REP. NEWMAN (IL-03) LEADS 29 COLLEAGUES IN A LETTER URGING THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO RESTORE THE FULL FUNCTIONALITY OF THE NATIONAL VACCINE PROGRAM OFFICE (NVPO) U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) on Monday Feb. 1, 2021 joined by 29 of her colleagues, sent a…

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Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park

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Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park

Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park Coronavirus COVID-19 continues its threatening levels in Orland Park, which has become the symbol of the anti-face mask movement because of the failed leadership of the Village’s administration. These statistics reflect all of the cases in Orland Park, as opposed to the partial and incomplete statistics that…

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Should you wear two face masks or one in confronting COVID-19?

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Should you wear two face masks or one in confronting COVID-19?

Should you wear two face masks or one in confronting COVID-19? The debate over COVID-19 has shifted yet again, this time to whether people should wear one face mask or two. I think it misses the point By Ray Hanania The latest debate is whether or not people should wear two face masks rather than…

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Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school

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Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school

Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker toured a state designated vaccination site on Thursday located at Morton East High school, 2423 South Austin Boulevard, in the Town of Cicero. Pritzker announced during the tour that the state will receive $45 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase…

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