Illinois public health officials will be out in six rural counties this week with mobile vaccination teams. The Pritzker administration said they’ll be able to administer more than 8,000 people with the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They’ll be in Kankakee County with 2,100 and Vermillion County with 1,000 today (Tuesday). Websites for appointments are KankakeeHealth.org or VCHD.org.
COVID-19 Stats ---
There were 2,100 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the latest daily report. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday warned hospitalizations are going up and also raised concern over COVID-19 variants. Since tracking such cases beginning in early February, state officials report about 500 cases of variants.