Fighting COVID-19, one bottle of hand sanitizer at a time

Wednesday, Jan. 6

Region 10 (includes H-F)

Positve test rate: 10% ↑
Consecutive days under 12% test positivity: 20

Consecutive days ICU beds over 20% threshold: 5

Consecutive days med/surge beds over 20% threshold: 5

(Source: IDPH. Updated Jan. 3)


Cases: 1,233 (+9)
(since the pandemic began)
Deaths: 45 (+1 . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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