Posts Tagged “face masks”

Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

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Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful  beach and breath of fresh air Taking a vacation break from the Coronavirus Pandemic while ensuring that you protect yourself. We did that at the Grand Reserve Paradisus Palma Real hotel in Punta Cana, a 10-day trip that was wonderful. You will enjoy it, too By…

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Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue

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Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue

Coronavirus remains a threat in Illinois, infections and deaths continue Public Health Officials Announce 1,744 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week. Almost 71% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 54% are fully vaccinated The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,744 new confirmed and…

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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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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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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate Monday night (Dec. 23, 2020), the Village Board voted down a mask mandate despite overwhelming support by Orland Park citizens on both sides of the aisle. This vote is an insult to all the nurses, doctors, and medical staff who have been hard at work treating…

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Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays

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Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays

Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays 500 bags of PPE/cleaning supplies to be distributed at Dec. 22 drive-thru Orland Township will hold a drive-thru to distribute bags of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Township residents who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of…

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Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks

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Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks

Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks Members of the Orland Park Village Board debated an ordinance that would require residents to wear face masks when in public locations, following the leads of similar ordinances adopted by New Lenox and Tinley Park, but voted 4 to 3 to reject…

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Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect

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Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect

Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect Wearing face masks to help reduce exposure to Coronavirus has become a political issue by selfish politicians who don’t seem to care. Elected officials who encourage the wearing of facemarks are being responsible and caring while officials who don’t and make excuses for not doing so…

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Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park

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Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park

Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park Coronavirus hits alarming level with a surge of nearly 1,400 more infections in Orland Park just in the past month, as incompetent Mayor Keith Pekau continues to pander with his “Politics over People” party, hosting a $500-per-person fundraiser so he can turn his do-nothing four years in…

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Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park

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Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park

Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park The Village of Orland Park, whose mayor continues to seemingly scoff at the use of face masks while advocating more public events and festivals, has experienced its largest monthly increase in COVID-19 infections to date. The total number of infections as of Oct. 5 is 1,398,…

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases doubled in past 60 days

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases doubled in past 60 days

Opinion: Orland Park COVID-19 cases doubled in past 60 days Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau is nurturing an environment which is dismissing the threat of the Coronavirus COVID-19 and reports from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Pekau, who apparently has a resistance to wearing a face mask, has argued that the rise in COVID-19…

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