217 Today: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
llinois saw zero COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the first time in 16 months the state’s health department reported no deaths due to the virus.
Governor JB Pritzker signed a new law Tuesday expanding Medicaid services in Illinois.
More than 10,000 residents of long-term care facilities in Illinois have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, but only one long-term care facility in Champaign-Urbana is mandating its employees get vaccinated.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials report that in Champaign County, six doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered Monday.
In today's deep dive, the second and final part of our series on mental health services for children. Today, Side Effects Public Media looks at the shortage of providers.
Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Farrah Anderson and Carter Barrett.