State Fire Marshal stresses fireworks safety during Fourth of July celebrations

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Last year 126 people were injured, 1 killed by fireworks between June 23 and July 20 in Illinois information provided by the Office of the State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 24, 2020) – “Due to numerous community fireworks displays being canceled [because of the COVID-19 pandemic], we are concerned that people will resort to … Read more

Guidelines announced for schools to return to in-person instruction

Pritzker Administration to provide 2.5 million face masks to K-12 public school districts; financial assistance available for college and university students information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (June 23, 2020) – Today Governor JB Pritzker announced guidelines that will allow K-12 schools, community colleges, and higher education institutions to safely resume … Read more

COVID-19 counts for June 23, 2020

data provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Indiana State Department of Health LANSING, Ill. (June 23, 2020) – The Lansing Journal receives daily news releases from various sources regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on our community, state, and region. Statistics from those sources are compiled below. Lansing (no change) Cumulative cases … Read more

COVID-19 counts for June 22, 2020

data provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Indiana State Department of Health LANSING, Ill. (June 22, 2020) – The Lansing Journal receives daily news releases from various sources regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on our community, state, and region. Statistics from those sources are compiled below. Lansing (no change) Cumulative cases … Read more

State advances to next phase of Restore Illinois on June 26

New guidelines will allow key leisure, recreation, and business sectors to safely reopen information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (June 22, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker today released plans to safely continue reopening businesses and industries as Illinois moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Working with public health … Read more