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HOUSE LAWMAKERS ARE HEARING FROM ILLINOIS COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ABOUT PLANS FOR THE FALL AMIDST COVID-19 CONCERNS.

 

MOST SCHOOLS ARE REQUIRING ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF TO BE VACCINATED. THOSE THAT CAN'T BE WILL HAVE TO BE TESTED REGULARLY. THE VACCINE IS NOT MANDATED ON SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY'S TWO CAMPUSES, BUT IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED SAYS S-I-U SYSTEM PRESIDENT DAN MAHONEY.

 

 

JOE ROSELIEB WITH WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ANSWERED THE QUESTION...WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A COVID CASE POPS UP?

 

 

COLLEGES WILL OFFER FREE VACCINE CLINCIS AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS' SALIVIA COVID TEST. MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED INDOORS. OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE DEFINITELY BETTER PREPARED FOR THE VIRUS THIS YEAR BUT ALSO TOLD LEGISLATORS ABOUT THE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS LOST DURING THE PANDEMIC.

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