Police begin citing residents not complying with executive order

EducationAccording to Sgt. Stewart, the order has been a learning process for his department. Under the provisions of the order, officers in his department are not allowed to stop traffic or pedestrians in order to give a citation if they are violating the order, unless they are responding to a service call involving a violation, […]

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID

“Once interventions are relaxed (in the example in Figure 3, from September onwards), infections begin to rise, resulting in a predicted peak epidemic later in the year. The more successful a strategy is at temporary suppression, the larger the later epidemic is predicted to be in the absence of vaccination, due to lesser build-up of […]

Smyrna Restaurant Serves Community During Pandemic

If the distance is an issue for you and your family, Yakitori Jinbei is also offering e-gift cards as well as dining bonds! These menu and policy changes help ensure not only that residents call still experience their favorite restaurant flavors from home, but provide assistance to small businesses during these uncertain times.

Fair Haven Community Health Care Encourages Care for Immigrants

Patients requiring a face-to-face appointment will also have their vitals screened as they arrive at FHCHC for their appointment. Patients unable to qualify for insurance may participate in a sliding discount fee program or if eligible, have fees completely waived for all medical care received during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quest Academy 3D Prints Shields for COVID-19 Healthcare Efforts

Transporting equipment from the Quest Academy Innovation Lab to his home studio, Dembo joined the efforts of “3D Printed Face Shields for Swedish”, a movement that started making the rounds on social media platforms with the aim to generate supplies for Swedish Hospital in Chicago, IL. Four 3D printers have been mobilized, including one built […]

Now is an Important Time to Take Care of Your Lungs

Now may be a good time for those who smoke or vape to call the Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline at 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669) for free coaching and support 24 hours each day, seven days a week. Enroll online, access quit planning tools, peer support and motivational text messages at KeepTryingMA.org.

Virtual services address mental health issues during COVID-19

CLC human services and social work instructor Mick Cullen describes how going out to work and school may have been an outlet that was removed when people are forced to stay at home. “There’s a concern for the community because there may be people in more vulnerable positions than they were before,” he said.

CLC professor observes historical implications of COVID-19

The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and […]

Saint Gilbert Catholic School Leads the Way with E-Learning

As the 1st week passed, it became clear that this would not be a short term effort. As a result, over spring break, the Saint Gilbert teachers and staff worked to move to the next level – E-Synchronous learning. According to Dr. Tornatore, “the staff has been fantastic. No one took a spring break. We […]