Posts Tagged “Pandemic”

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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Pet Parade in September

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Pet Parade in September

Pet Parade in September Pandemic moves 75th annual event from June date By Steve Metsch Right now, there will be a 75th Pet Parade in La Grange this year. But it won’t held on the usual day, the first Saturday after Memorial Day. That is June 5 this year. Rather, organizers have decided – citing concerns…

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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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Remote learning in Lyons SD 103

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Remote learning in Lyons SD 103

Remote learning in Lyons SD 103 Board approves plan for teachers to remain home By Steve Metsch Teachers in Lyons School District 103 will be allowed to teach remotely until numbers regarding the coronavirus pandemic are down to what is considered safer levels. In a rare unanimous vote, the seven members of the school board…

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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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Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27

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Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27

Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27 The COVID-19 pandemic introduced uncertainty and fear to the lives of most small business owners around Cook County. To continue to support small businesses through this difficult time, Cook County’s COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program is planning a finance-focused…

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At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine

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At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine

At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine By Patrick J. Kennedy An end to the pandemic is finally in sight. Both Pfizer and Moderna reported that their vaccine candidates are 95 percent effective, and subsequently received emergency use authorization from the FDA. Prioritizing the delivery of vaccines to people most at risk — including…

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Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65

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Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65

Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65 Phase 1B Follows ACIP Guidelines, But Prioritizes Equity and Protects Most Vulnerable Illinoisans by Lowering Vaccine Age to 65 from 75; Vaccinations for Expanded Phase Will Begin When Phase 1A is Substantially Complete Building on guidance by the Centers for…

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