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Village of Homewood encourages residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across Illinois, the village of Homewood is encouraging all eligible residents to get vaccinated to best protect themselves, their families and their neighbors, as well as help ensure the community’s long-term economic recovery.

This recommendation follows the announcement on Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer vaccine. Prior to Monday, the vaccinate was available as an emergency measure to combat the pandemic.

The village also is following guidance from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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