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Changeover from COVID-19 individual contact tracing calls to automated case notification begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced it is shifting its COVID-19 contact tracing efforts and individual case investigation telephone calls to focus on a more strategic approach of automated case notifications.  Starting June 1, 2022, IDPH no longer will make individual case investigation calls to persons positive[Read More…]

Franciscan Health to hold Little Angels Memorial Service on June 8 at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood 

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields will hold a Little Angels Memorial Service for the young lives lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or newborn death on Wednesday, June 8, at 2 p.m., at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Glenwood.  When a family experiences a miscarriage or infant death, Franciscan Health buries those[Read More…]

GSU, SSC included in state’s $20M equitable workforce program

Governors State University and South Suburban College are among organizations receiving state  workforce development funding. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced this week that $20 million would be distributed among 44 community-based organizations to provided training and wrap-around services that will bolster equitable workforce recovery for those struggling to gain meaningful employment. [Read More…]

Metra makes changes to Electric Line schedule effective May 23

Metra will introduce a new Metra Electric Line schedule on May 23 that adds some express service and makes a variety of other modifications to reflect actual operating conditions and to accommodate rehabilitation work on the 147th St./Sibley Station.The changes include: A new inbound Train 710 will depart from University[Read More…]

Braun to present Flossmoor Veterans Memorial program May 12

Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial Inc. (FVM) President Paul Braun will present “Honoring Flossmoor Veterans Past and Future” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, via video conferencing program Zoom. The 45-minute program will be presented by Braun and members of the FVM board of directors and steering committee. The presentation is[Read More…]