Roundtable: COVID-19 And Boosters

More than 60 percent of Illinoisans, ages 12 and up, are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19, but in some parts of the state, like Southern Illinois, that number is much lower, as hospitals in the region have reached capacity in their ICUs. We were joined by reporters from around the state to talk about the latest on the pandemic in Illinois. 

In this Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccine clinic in Santa Ana, Calif. New U.S. studies released on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 show COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective, especially against hospitalizations and death, even against the extra-contagious delta variant.
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Labor Law And Vaccine Mandates

President Joe Biden has imposed a sweeping new vax-or-test mandate that applies to every company with 100 or more workers. We’ll talk about the legal authority behind the move and consider how companies will deal with it from a human resources perspective.

Reporter Roundtable: COVID-19 And Schools

Illinois is seeing another surge in cases of COVID-19. It’s forced some schools to go back to remote learning, and hospitals are running out of space in critical care wards. We talked to reporters from around the state about how school districts across Illinois are responding. 

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