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Five Covid Illinois Covid Deaths on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced five new coronavirus deaths on Saturday.   That’s the fewest for a Saturday since shortly after the pandemic began in March.  The state also confirmed 1,828 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.  The state says ...Read more

IVCH Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

PERU – Five students pursuing college degrees in nursing and other healthcare-related fields are the recipients of scholarships totaling $5,000 from the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary. Recipients of the $1,000 awards include: Melissa Mata of Peru, who received the Ruth Daniels ...Read more