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McLean County Employers Await Specifics On Vaccine Requirement

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.
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Vaccine clinics returning to Grossinger Motors Arena

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.
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MCHD adds vaccine clinics at Grossinger Motors Arena

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...
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McLean County Adds 105 COVID Cases; Campus Vaccination Rates Slowly Climb

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.
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Sound Health: Fear Of Needles Hurts COVID Vaccination Rates

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.
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Watch now: Over half of McLean County kids ages 12-17 vaccinated

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....
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Watch now: Vaccination clinics return to Grossinger

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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Heartland OKs vaccine, testing language

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.
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ISU holds on-campus vaccination clinics, 71% of students fully vaccinated

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...
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