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Vaccine site at James Hart School draws a crowd

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s vaccine event Friday, Jan. 7, at James Hart School drew dozens of people for first, second and booster shots against COVID-19. The first such event at James Hart was held in December.

People were in line by 2:30 p.m. for the three-hour event in the school’s gym that officially opened at 3 p.m. At about 4:30 p.m., staff announced that they were out of the Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots for adults, but hoped to have a new stock by 5 p.m.

“We underestimated the . . .

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