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GALENA–The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and county health departments are watching frustrations boil over as the vaccine roll out isn’t going as smoothly as … more
GALENA–Many have criticized the vaccine rollout through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the federal government for the time it is taking to get vaccines in the arms of … more
GALENA–In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this flu season has been unlike any local providers have experienced–in a good way. Since September, the beginning of a typical flu … more
GALENA–The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released vaccination figures for Jo Daviess County on Monday, March 15. According to IDPH, 10.94 percent of Jo Daviess County residents … more
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board of Health got an update on the county’s vaccine wait list during its meeting Wednesday, March 3 meeting. The meeting was the first since the opening … more
HANOVER–The Jo Daviess County COVID Call Center is a busy place. The phones are ringing constantly as individuals call in, hoping to get on a wait list for the vaccine. Staffed by volunteers … more
GALENA–How to prioritize individuals on a wait list for the COVID-19 vaccine was the question public health administrator Sandra Schleicher posed to members of the Jo Daviess County Board of … more
ELIZABETH–Elizabeth resident Brenda Wand Ertmer and her daughter had a challenging time, but each successfully booked a COVID-19 vaccine appointment for two elderly family members through the Jo Daviess County Health Department... more
HANOVER–The Jo Daviess County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Hanover has been transformed into a call center with the goal of helping those in Phase 1b without access to a computer or … more
GALENA–Charlie Hartig, CEO of Hartig Drug, said his company is ready to help vaccinate individuals in Jo Daviess County. They’re just waiting for doses.“Unlike the public health … more
GALENA–Jo Davies County residents anticipating their second COVID-19 vaccination shot received a special email early this week. The email contained the link for the vaccination appointment … more
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