Though most DeKalb County long-term care facility residents appear to be vaccinated from COVID-19, new state data shows employee vaccination rates at those facilities is significantly lower. In some local facilities, half the employees are vaccinated.
Masks are now required for all Illinois schools – from preschool through grade 12 – as well as daycares, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday. Here’s what some DeKalb County parents had to say in response.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is expected to announce on Wednesday a new statewide school mask mandate along with other COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming school year, according to multiple media reports. Pritzker is expected to hold a COVID-19 update at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.