Bill Banning Use Of Full Social Security Numbers In Letters Goes To Governor's Desk After IDES IssuesThere is now a hopeful final fix to a problem with the Illinois Department of Employment Services that CBS 2 Chicago exposed, which revealed full social security numbers mailed from the government to strangers.
Pritzker: Capacity Limits Go To 60% At Ballparks During 'Bridge Phase' Starting Friday, Six Flags Offers 50,000 Free Tickets To Vaccinated Visitors"I think that there are people who, hearing that, there's an incentive knowing that it's easy to get vaccinated at a place like this or somewhere near where you live."
'We Have Sold Tickets Already': Chicago Auto Show Is First Major Convention To Return Since Start Of COVID Pandemic"Sending the clear message to the nation and the world that Chicago is indeed back."
Anyone 16 And Older Will Be Eligible For The COVID Vaccine, 150,000 New Appointments Open On Monday“Today, about one year from the beginning of the pandemic, the state of Illinois alone has administered over 6.7 million doses of vaccine."
'Wondering If This Was A Lost Year For Many Children': Gov. Pritzker Highlights P-20 Council Plan For Educators And Families"We have an unparalleled opportunity to revitalize learning and teaching for students and educators. An opportunity to address learning loss."
Pritzker Receives COVID Vaccine, More Than 5 Million Shots Given In Illinois"Remember, only a third of adults have been vaccinated, so we're not anywhere near herd immunity yet."
South Side Leaders Want The State Of Illinois To Purchase Mercy HospitalThey want the community to have representation on the Mercy Hospital board and transparency when it comes to sale of the hospital and any potential buyers.
Gov. JB Pritzker To Extend Illinois Eviction Moratorium For Another 30 DaysPritzker said he’s also looking at how the state might adjust that moratorium, depending on how much federal aid the state might get from the COVID-19 relief legislation currently being debated in Congress.
'A Small Win': Family Affected By Sickle Cell Happy To Be In Next Round For COVID Vaccine, But Can't Get It Anytime Soon"While other parts of the state may be ready to move to the next phase, Chicago and Cook County are not."
Is Money For Pandemic Relief Getting To Those Who Need It The Most?$290 million went to child care providers and $290 million to other small businesses.
Governor Pritzker To Ask Incoming Biden Administration For More COVID Vaccine Doses, But Some Aren't Being Used In Illinois"I am discouraged by the fact that we are getting less first doses now than we had at the beginning."
State Blames Fraudsters, Takes Action After At Least 16 People Are Affected By IDES Social Security Breach"To send multiple letters to the same address, an unverified address is just irresponsible."
Moderna COVID Vaccine Coming To Illinois Next WeekThe governor said the Moderna vaccine is 94% effective with people getting two doses two weeks apart.
Pritzker: State Has Enough COVID Vaccines For Required Second Dosage"Any remaining vaccine that is in the vial that does not equal and full dose cannot be combined with remnants from other vials."
Pritzker: Number Of COVID Vaccine Doses Promised To Illinois Cut In Half"I was disappointed to learn that the US Department of Health and Human Services informed us that, per the direction of Operation Warp Speed, that estimate was tightened significantly down to 4.3 million doses shipped nationally next week."