Stories about a coronavirus vaccine
The terminated employees, many of whom were part-time, represent less than 1% of workforce.
A La Salle County woman in her 70s and a woman in her 80s died from complications related to COVID-19 in the past week.
Visitors to Sycamore school buildings are now required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination card before entering. Some parents say its cause for concern, however, school officials say the point is to unburden already taxed staff monitoring virus activity.
OSF HealthCare said Wednesday 119 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 at 14 of its 15 hospitals. That total is up three from last week.
September concluded in La Salle County with the most COVID-19 cases since January.
Crystal Lake’s Sage YMCA is one of a few YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago locations that will be hosting a free vaccine clinic this week.
One week into a statewide mandate requiring Illinois educators to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, locals say testing access is still a challenge. Steps, such as pop-up clinics in DeKalb schools for the hundreds of staff who haven’t yet produced documentation, and plans for SHIELD PCR testing are in the works, however, officials said.
The number of COVID-19 cases and COVID-related deaths in La Salle County this month surpassed those in September 2020.
The COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic located in a former Kmart in McHenry will no longer offer COVID-19 vaccinations starting Saturday, the McHenry County Department of Health said Thursday.
With flu season around the corner, local public health officials are now offering the flu vaccine, in addition to the COVID-19 vaccine, during walk-in clinic hours at the DeKalb County Health Department. Here's when you can go, and what to look for in flu versus COVID-19 symptoms: