Stories about COVID-19
Saying it would send the wrong message, Kane County Board members shunned a proclamation this week supporting residents who choose not to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Lee and Ogle counties are 2 of the 20 statewide counties up to medium level of COVID-19 activity
The Will County Health Department and community Heath Center is offering the new COVID-19 booster shot at their offices and encourage residents to consider immunization.
With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the Will County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division wanted to remind residents about food safety at the holidays.
IDPH launches campaign to fight triple threat of COVID-19, flu, RSV.
“Protecting yourself and your loved ones now will ensure protection throughout the fall/winter respiratory virus season," said IDPH Director Dr. Sameer Vohra
COVID-19 vaccines were updated to the 2023-2024 formula on Sept. 12, 2023.
Back to school means back to the doctor for some, as three viral respiratory illnesses – influenza, RSV and COVID-19 – are again expected to dominate seasonal sickness trends this year, and area health officials say to expect an uptick in October.
When the U.S. ended its COVID-19 public health emergency on May 11, it changed the way hospitals are supplied with vaccine doses. CGH Medical Center's order of 50 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine currently is on backorder.
The Back to Business grant program provides recovery grants for businesses in the hardest-hit industries. The state has provided more than $535 million to more than 15,000 businesses since March 2020.
Those with insurance aren't eligible but should contact their pharmacy or doctor, officials advised.
Monday marked the return of free at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government, a move that comes amid an uptick in patients hospitalized with the virus.
The fall season has generally seen an uptick in cases during the pandemic. That's true this year so far, but to a lesser extent.
On the heels of federal regulators approving updated COVID-19 vaccines last week, medical providers and retail pharmacies are in the midst of a mass rollout of shots.
The Kane County Health Department endorses Illinois Department of Public Health recommendations for COVID-19 shots.