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IEMA urges residents to learn lifesaving skills

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are encouraging residents to learn lifesaving skills which could make a big difference for family and neighbors during a disaster. Illinois Emergency Management Agency Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau said lifesaving skills include first aid, CPR, fire ...Read more

IDPH confirmes 1,173 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,173 new COVID-19 cases in the state, along with 6 confirmed deaths. The state has now seen 162,748 total cases of COVID-19, with 7,301 deaths. The IDPH reported that as of Sunday evening, 1,410 individuals were reported to be ...Read more

LaSalle County sees 16 more COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA – 16 more positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in LaSalle County. These individuals range in age from their 20s to their 80s. LCHD also reported 3 new recovered cases in the county. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 343 total cases in the county, with 216 of those ...Read more