Vaccine incentive: Six Flag offers 50,000 free tickets to two parks to newly vaccinated residents (free content)

May 14, 2021 - 23:53

Following this week's expansion of vaccine eligibility to 12- to 15-year-olds, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that Six Flags Great America will offer 50,000 free tickets to their parks in Gurnee and Rockford to newly vaccinated Illinois residents.

The value of the donated tickets is $4 million.

COVID-19 vaccination event hosted at GSU on Saturday (free content)

May 14, 2021 - 00:11

Governors State University and South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association are partnering with Walgreens to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the university on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Walgreens will have the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine available for children as young as 12 years old and adults. The second dose will be administered on June 6 also at Governors State University.

Illinois will enter bridge phase on Friday as state continues to ease pandemic restrictions (free content)

May 14, 2021 - 00:06

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, May 14. The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of Phase 5.


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