Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Bloomington: 1. 1403 N Veterans Pkwy 309-663-3052; 2. 2507 E Oakland Ave (309) 663-0423; 3. 2201 E Oakland Ave 309-663-6341; 4. 2103 N Veterans Pkwy #3 309-664-1333; 5. 909 S Main St 309-829-1540; 6. 2611 E Oakland Ave 309-663-8344;
McLean County employers aren’t saying much about a new federal rule that requires companies with 100 or more workers to require all staff get the COVID vaccination. Several large employers in McLean County, including hospitals, schools, colleges and universities, already have COVID vaccine requirements in place. Several adopted the requirements on their own. Schools were included in Gov. JB Pritzker’s vaccine requirement.
More than half of school-aged children in McLean County who are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine have gotten the jab, according to data from the McLean County Health Department (MCHD). The department said Thursday the vaccination rate for 12-to-17-year-olds in the county is 54.8%. The rate is 57.3% for...
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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Vaccinations against COVID-19 are returning to a centralized spot in downtown Bloomington. Starting Thursday, Sept. 16, the McLean County Health Department will host a mass vaccination clinic at the Grossinger Motors Arena. It will be every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until the end of the month.
BLOOMINGTON -After shutting down the mass vaccination site in downtown Bloomington earlier this summer, the McLean County Health Department is adding new vaccine clinics starting this week. Thursday, 9/16 from 10am-3pm at Grossinger Motors Arena. Thursday, 9/23 from 10am-3pm at Grossinger Motors Arena. Thursday, 9/30 from 10am-3pm at Grossinger Motors...
The McLean County Health Department is reporting 105 new cases of COVID-19. In total, there are 21,266 cases. Four hundred and eighty-eight individuals are isolating at home. There are 20,502 individuals that have been released from isolation. Over 460,600 tests have been resulted. The cumulative positivity rate is 4.6%, and...
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McLean County health officials announced 105 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday as the county’s active caseload climbed back over 500. The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) said 488 McLean County residents are isolating at home, 59 people completed their time in quarantine overnight and 20,502 people are considered recovered from COVID-19.
A reason rarely given in surveys for COVID vaccine hesitancy could be why millions of Americans still are not vaccinated. It's something called trypanophobia, or fear of needles. The National Library of Medicine published a study that shows 1 in 6 adults avoids the flu vaccine because of that fear.
The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) plans to bring back COVID vaccinations to Grossinger Motors Arena in downtown Bloomington this month. The county will host clinics at the arena on Sept. 16, 23 and 30 — the next three Thursdays. The clinics will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
BLOOMINGTON — McLean County Health Department spokeswoman Marianne Manko said Wednesday that an increased local demand for vaccines prompted the return of mass vaccination clinics at Grossinger Motors Arena. On Tuesday, MCHD said it would bring walk-in clinics back to the arena each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....
BLOOMINGTON — Vaccination clinics are back at Grossinger Motors Arena in downtown Bloomington — at least temporarily. The McLean County Health Department on Monday said it plans to hold one clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Thursday for the rest of the month. Clinics will be in a...
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Minier nurse organizes Springfield protest Wednesday, say getting vaccinated ‘should be everyone’s choice’
(WMBD) — Wednesday morning, Sept. 8, between 10 and 15 people drove to Springfield for a peaceful protest in front of the capitol building. The protest is organized by Angela Hert, a nurse at The Loft in Eureka. She is against the vaccine mandates in place. Right now, healthcare workers...
NORMAL — Heartland Community College’s board held a special meeting Tuesday to cement language on how the vaccine and testing mandate will work for the school's faculty. The board unanimously approved two memorandums of understanding with its faculty unions. The memorandums formalize the changes at the school to provide for steps like collecting COVID-19 vaccination status and weekly testing for faculty who are unvaccinated.
Illinois State University held three vaccination clinics this week from Tuesday to Thursday at the Bone Student Center. Both the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines were offered to students and faculty. Brandon Roseberry, a student and a healthcare worker, works in the Emergency Department at the OSF Saint Joseph...