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MVP Studio and Spa hosts awareness event on HIV and AIDS prevention

Sinclair was a client of Micki’s when she asked to do a collaboration for her AIDS and HIV health awareness event for women and girls...

Latest water main break in Dixmoor repaired

Boil Water Order cancelled Information provided by Illinois Newswire, an account that was set up for press release distribution for a number of elected officials...

Seasonal respiratory viruses circulating widely in Illinois following the holidays

Health Department stresses vaccines, basic safety measures and staying home if sick

New Disaster Recovery Centers open in Burnham and Phoenix, Illinois

Two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open this week to help Cook County disaster survivors...

E-cigarette use to be banned in indoor public places

E-cigarette use will no longer permitted in indoor public spaces in Illinois beginning January 1, 2024, under a new state law...

Illinois Liquor Control Commission provides information about ‘Dry January’

"Participate in Dry January and begin 2024 alcohol-free," reads the news release from the Illinois Liquor Control Commission

Respiratory illnesses continue to circulate; caution urged during holiday gatherings

With seasonal viruses on the uptick for the last several weeks across the state, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding the public to take precautions to protect....

IDPH warns residents to protect themselves from dangerous heat

With dangerously high levels of heat forecast across the state of Illinois in the coming days, IDPHis warning Illinoisans to stay safe by...

Local TOPS group seeks new members for daytime meetings

Every Tuesday morning, a small group of dedicated women assembles at Bethel Church for a TOPS meeting. The acronym stands for...

Now open, The CPR Site aims to save lives

The CPR Site, a new and potentially life-saving business opened earlier this year at 3436 Ridge Road in Lansing...

Ban on indoor e-cigarette and vape use in public spaces to take effect in January

Governor JB Pritzker has signed HB 1540, a bill banning the usage of e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces...

What types of roadways are the most likely to see fatalities?

Though cars travel fastest on them, interstates have the lowest fatality rates among roadways in the United States...

State partnership reached to administer Illinois Warrior Assistance Program

The Illinois Warrior Assistance Program is a 24/7 helpline and resource for Illinois Veterans, their families, and caregivers...

Weekly COVID-19 data comes to an end

CHICAGO, Ill. (May 12, 2023) - “With the heroic efforts of our healthcare workers and institutions, the perseverance...

Weekly COVID-19 data, released May 5, 2023

Note: The Lansing Journal would like to publicly thank HiGeorge, which has now become Dataherald, for the chart codes they developed and provided to...