Kankakee County reported 3,139 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in the past week with a 1,200-dose spike on Wednesday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday that he expects the state to receive up to 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from the federal government next week.
Health and church leaders joined the local NAACP for a virtual town hall meeting.
The state’s COVID-19 case positivity rate is below 3 percent for the first time since July and hospitalizations for the disease continued on a steady decline Monday.
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The Kankakee County NAACP is hosting a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday.
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