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Author: Ryan Voyles

Cook County Health looks to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black, Brown staffers

Nearly half of Cook County Health’s staff has been vaccinated for COVID-19, though officials say they are working to address the racial disparity among those who have received their shot.

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State eases training requirements for dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

The Illinois State Dental Society hopes to start training dentists and dental hygienists in the coming weeks to administer COVID-19 vaccines after state regulators approved a plan to allow them to quickly be trained.

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SIU Medicine’s Dr. Harald Lausen talks vaccine rollout in central Illinois

Like most everyone, central Illinois providers are preparing themselves to perform mass vaccinations of residents, said Dr. Harald Lausen, chief medical officer at SIU Medicine. The only issue now is waiting for more supply.

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