Where Can You Get Tested for COVID-19 In Central Illinois?

August 2023 Editor’s note: The information below was originally reported in June of 2021. Much of it is no longer relevant as the COVID-19 public health emergency was declared over by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 11, 2023. For health questions about COVID-19, call the Illinois Department of Public Health hotline […]

Misinformation, Fewer Resources Hurting Vaccination Rates In Vermilion County

DANVILLE – According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 50.55 percent of Illinoisans eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines have received them as of June 7, 2021. In Champaign County, 49.75 percent are vaccinated. But in Vermilion County, only 29 percent of people eligible to receive the vaccine have been immunized. Illinois Newsroom’s Tinisha Spain […]

217 Today: Wednesday June 9, 2021

Wednesday June 9, 2021 Today’s headlines: Repeal of parental involvement in abortion laws was proposed in three states this legislative season, and advocates viewed Illinois as most likely to give approval, but it didn’t happen. Illinois drivers who tow items using a utility trailer will be able to pay considerably less for their trailer plates. […]

Danville V.A. Fights To Fill 200 Jobs Amid National Staffing Shortage

DANVILLE –  More than 200 jobs sit vacant at the Danville Veterans Affairs facility, mirroring a major staffing shortage at veterans facilities across the nation. Despite recent recruitment efforts at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System in Danville, vacancy numbers have remained the same for years. Tom Hossfeld, the head of human relations, says […]