Partial indoor service at bars and restaurants has resumed in Sangamon County under new guidelines released last week by its department of public health - in defiance of the state’s mitigation measures.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Illinois has continued to see a decline in its COVID-19 hospitalization metrics in recent days, though positivity rates have started to again increase over that time.
The state’s Medicaid managed care rolls continued to grow in October.
Nearly 200 human service groups requested Gov. JB Pritzker rethink his plan to cut over $200 million from healthcare and human services.
Illinois expects to receive over 234,00 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines this week, Gov. JB Pritzker’s office announced Monday.
Illinois saw 13,565 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 900,370.
Advocate Aurora resumes COVID-19 vaccinations at Advocate Condell after four staffers exhibit negative reactions
Advocate Aurora Health resumed vaccinations at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville on Sunday, two days after pausing due to four staff members having negative reactions to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
HFS, MCOs invest $56 million of redirected Medicaid quality payments in providers, community organizations
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the state's five Medicaid managed care organizations will invest an additional $56 million in providers and community organizations, the agency announced Friday. The funds are from redirected quality payments from the state’s Medicaid plans
Dec 21, 2020 | Uncategorized
Illinois has seemingly avoided the post-Thanksgiving surge of COVID-19, the state’s top health official said last week.
As Illinois and other states begin their COVID-19 vaccine rollout, a Chicago-based coalition of health institutions, universities and philanthropy groups is hoping to build community trust in vaccinations.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined over two dozen of his colleagues in urging the federal government to support a discount drug program that allows low-income patients’ access to medications.
Illinois has now received all 109,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine it expected during the first week after approval, but future shipment amounts remain unclear.