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Illinois health officials urge residents to get flu shots

Illinois Department of Public Health officials are urging residents to get flu shots, noting that protection from seasonal flu is even more important in conjunction with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Every year the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands.   ‚ÄúThis season[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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