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Illinois Secretary of State Police step up enforcement of violators who park in spots reserved for disabled

The Illinois secretary of state announced that police will be conducting parking stings throughout the state to ticket those who illegally park in spots reserved for those with disabilities this holiday season. Secretary of State Jesse White said that the Secretary of State Police will be conducting the enforcement at shopping malls statewide throughout the […]

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Court grants Gov. Pritzker’s request to move school mask mandate lawsuit to different county

The Illinois Supreme Court granted Gov. Pritzker’s request to move a massive class-action lawsuit over the state’s school mask mandate and other COVID rules to a different county. The case was filed by attorney Thomas DeVore on October 20 in Macoupin County against Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Illinois […]

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Illinois health officials recommend all adults get COVID-19 booster following FDA’s authorization

The Illinois Department of Public Health is recommending all Illinois residents 18 and older receive a COVID-19 booster shot after the FDA expanded their authorization Friday. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said the vaccine booster dose should be administered at least six months after someone receives their second Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or […]

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Illinois keeping mask mandate in place, top health official acknowledges ‘a lot’ of non-compliance

Illinois’ top health official acknowledged “a lot of unmasked indoor gatherings” are likely causing an increase in new COVID-19 cases, but said the state’s mask mandate will remain in place. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike was interviewed by downstate news station WGEM last week about the increase in new COVID-19 cases […]

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Gov. Pritzker says school COVID-19 vaccination mandate would have to go through Illinois legislature

(The Center Square) – As the vaccine rollout for children ages 5-11 begins, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said that a COVID-19 vaccine mandate in schools has not been ruled out and it would have to go through the legislature. In California, COVID-19 vaccines will be added to the state’s list of immunizations required for school attendance. […]