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Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Wednesday that, effective immediately, public schools and long-term care facilities in the state would require masks, even for those who have been fully vaccinated.

The emergence of the fast-spreading Delta variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 led to the decision, along with the fact that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced there is evidence fully vaccinated people might be able to spread the disease, even if they are protected from the most serious effects of it themselves.

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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