Posts Tagged “vaccinations”

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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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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Governor Pritzker Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Website

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Governor Pritzker Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Website

Governor Pritzker Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Website Coronavirus.Illinois.Gov Will Host Vaccination Locations, Vaccination Appointment Information, FAQs, & Updates on Vaccination Plan Building on the state’s progress as it moves into the early stages of Phase 1B of the COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Plan, Governor JB Pritzker announced a new portal on coronavirus.illinois.gov to provide residents with easily…

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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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Orland Park Village lacks experience to manage COVID-19 vaccine distribution

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Opinion: Orland Park Village lacks experience to manage COVID-19 vaccine distribution Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau claims he is readying to distribute the COVID-19 vaccinations but with no real experience in health care services, the Village is not the best qualified source to manage this important need. That responsibility should go to Orland Township Supervisor…

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