Area Breaking News

 S7HD ANNOUNCES WALK-INS FOR COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS

Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) is announcing beginning on Monday, it will now accept walk-ins at their COVID-19 vaccine clinics spread throughout the S7 region. The walk-in vaccinations will be limited to the first 100 people in priority groups 1A, 1B, or 1B+ based on available vaccine supplies for that day. Walk-ins will be accepted…

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Gov. Pritzker announces metrics-based pathway for Illinois to fully reopen; Expands vaccine eligibility to 16+ on Apr. 12

Administration Announces a Bridge Phase between Phase 4 and 5 of Restore Illinois Plan to allow for Faster Reopening of Economy Illinois Now Averaging 100,000 Vaccine Administrations Per Day Governor Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike today announced a metrics-based, vaccination-informed framework for Illinois to advance to Phase 5…

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S7HD ANNOUNCES JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONLY, SINGLE-DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC FOR TUESDAY, 3/16/21

Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) is announcing it will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic exclusively providing the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccination on Tuesday, March 16th, at Shawnee Community College in Ullin. The vaccines will be provided by appointment only to Illinois residents and/or individuals with proof of employment in Illinois. People must also fall…

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Criminal justice reform package will head to governor

  Legislation revamps police certification, use of force and cash bail By RAYMON TRONCOSO Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate passed a criminal justice omnibus bill early Wednesday morning after a grueling 20 hours of politicking during Tuesday’s lame duck session. The House followed suit Wednesday morning, clearing the way for the…

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Coronavirus Canceled Christmas Events

Hardin County Christmas events canceled this year due to the pandemic Canceled events – • Rosiclare Fire Dept. handing out treats to seniors • Santa Claus at Rose Clare Craft Mall – Rosiclare • Rosiclare Memorial Library Christmas Open House – Crafts for kids • Holiday Lights Parade, Caroling, & Home Tours – Rosiclare •…

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Illinois sees highest single-day COVID-19 death toll

238 deaths reported, including some who may have died over the weekend By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Illinois marked what Gov. JB Pritzker called “a solemn milestone” Wednesday when public health officials announced 238 deaths from COVID-19 over the previous 24 hours, by far the highest single-day fatality number since the…

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