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Gov. Pritzker announces National Guard deploying to Lake, McHenry counties to help with COVID vaccinations

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Thursday that the Illinois National Guard has been deployed to help bolster COVID-19 vaccination operations in Lake and McHenry counties. Pritzker said that the additional state resources are deploying to support both the Lake County Health Department and McHenry County Department of Health. The resources include Illinois National Guard […]

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Illinois begins vaccine expansion to residents of all ages with underlying conditions

Gov. Pritzker announced that Illinois residents of all ages with pre-existing conditions are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. However, Lake and McHenry County health departments both said they won’t be expanding due to limited supply of vaccine. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Health said that the expansion of Phase […]

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No fines for 4 Gurnee-area restaurants that reopened indoor dining early in defiance of state restrictions

The health department said that all four Gurnee-area restaurants that reopened together in mid-January in defiance of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions will not be fined or taken to court. The coalition of restaurants includes Timothy O’Toole’s Pub in Gurnee, Stevens’ in Gurnee, Kaiser’s Pizza and Pub in Gurnee, and The Shanty in Wadsworth. Lake County […]

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Two people file complaints against four Gurnee-area restaurants that reopened indoor dining

The health department said that two people have filed complaints against all four Gurnee-area restaurants that reopened together in defiance of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions. The coalition of restaurants includes Timothy O’Toole’s Pub in Gurnee, Stevens’ in Gurnee, Kaiser’s Pizza and Pub in Gurnee, and The Shanty in Wadsworth. Lake County Health Department Director of […]