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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services Starting this month, residents can expect a full return to normalcy at the Township. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who was cautious in protecting the health of senior citizens during the pandemic, announced this week that all of the townships senior services would be returning in full as…

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Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks

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Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks

Texas de Brazil in Orland Park rocks With the COVID pandemic easing and more and more people getting vaccinations, it just felt GREAT to get out of the house and enjoy a meal at a great restaurant. And one of the best restaurants is Texas de Brazil in the Orland Park Mall. Although the Orland…

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy In the South Loop It Takes A Village Family of Schools, in partnership with The Rana-Reagan Pharmacy, UI Health, Miles Square Health Center, and IMPACT, is hosting a community covid-19 vaccination clinic this Friday, May 21st from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The event will…

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Wolves create six new Project Thrive Zoom sessions

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Wolves create six new Project Thrive Zoom sessions

Wolves create six new Project Thrive Zoom sessions Super Bowl champion Chukky Okobi leads first session May 6 The Chicago Wolves, together with #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement founder Eric Kussin, continue to change the conversation about mental health in Chicago through Project Thrive. After launching Project Thrive with six successful Zoom sessions from February…

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Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco, Holds Third Vaccine Event

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Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco, Holds Third Vaccine Event

Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco, Holds Third Vaccine Event “Together We Vaxed:” more than 2,000 residents receive COVID-19 vaccine Orland Township, in partnership with Jewel Osco pharmacy, recently held its third and largest vaccine distribution event, administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to more than 2,000 residents, according to the office of Orland Township Supervisor…

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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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