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Illinois officials respond to the possibility of another mask mandate

Illinois officials are not discussing the possible return of a statewide indoor mask mandate, for now. City health officials in Philadelphia have announced a new mask mandate, including in schools, that takes... Read more »

Pritzker hints at precautions over latest omicron variant

As the lives of Illinoisans appear to be getting back to normal post-pandemic, the governor is sounding the alarm over a new omicron variant. State health officials say the BA.2 COVID-19 omicron... Read more »

Some pandemic policies continue after vaccine rollout in Illinois

With vaccines available at the beginning of 2021, many thought the end was near for the COVID-19 pandemic. Now 12 months later, the pandemic continues. The state entered Phase 5 of its... Read more »

Police departments prepare for fallout from Rittenhouse verdict

The Illinois State Police and suburban police departments are on alert as a jury deliberates in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial. Rittenhouse, from Antioch, Illinois, claimed self-defense when he shot three men,... Read more »

Officials respond to federal nursing home worker vaccination directive

AARP Illinois said a directive from the White House requiring nursing homes to vaccinate their staff against COVID-19 or risk losing Medicaid and Medicare funding is an important step, but not everyone... Read more »