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Health officials1.5M in state have received bivalent COVID-19 vaccines

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported on Thursday, Nov. 10, that more than 1.5 million people in Illinois have received a dose of the new bivalent COVID-19 vaccines since they were authorized for use in September, with about 160,000 doses administered in the last week. 

The state also reported that it has surpassed the 25 million threshold for total COVID-19 vaccinations. With the Thanksgiving holidays approaching, IDPH Director Dr. Sameer Vohra urged residents to protect themselves and their loved ones by making sure they are fully up-to-date with a . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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