Tag: case rates

No more indoor service at bars and restaurants in neighboring counties as new COVID-19 mitigation steps start Aug. 26

About two months after bars and restaurants reopened for indoor service, establishments in Will and Kankakee counties will have to close the doors again, returning to takeout service until the region’s infection rates recede. Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Monday new COVID-19[Read More…]

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Coping with COVID: No additional COVID-19 deaths in H-F, infections continue modest increase

H-F case rates remain lower than most neighboring communities. State sets new record for daily testing. Region 10 continues to be stable, though the infection rate is higher than Chicago’s. The state announces 20 counties, not including Cook, are at the “warning” level because of increasing infection rates. You’ve reached subscriber-only[Read More…]

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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