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State prepared for first mass COVID-19 vaccination event at NHMS

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

New Hampshire's first mass vaccination event will get underway this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where more than 11,000 Granite Staters will receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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First doses of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered at new site in Des Plaines

First doses of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered at new site in Des Plaines

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

DES PLAINES, Ill. - The first doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Cook County were administered at a new mass vaccination site in Des Plaines Friday, continuing to expand access to vaccine doses in the area.
For 83-year-old Jack Alberts, the vaccine is more than just a shot. Alberts hasn't seen his grandchildren in over a year, and has long awaited a key to reconnect with family and the rest of his life.
The new mass vaccination site is located at what was once a K-Mart at 1155 E Oakton Street and hopes to vaccinate up to 3,500 people a day once the site reaches...
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Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Former President Donald Trump slammed NBA star LeBron James on Thursday for an inflammatory tweet about the Ohio cop who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. “LeBron... Read more ...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19 vaccine doses

The mother of one inmate, who spoke to KCCI on the condition of anonymity, said her son reported concerning symptoms after a staff member told him he received six doses of the... Read more ...

Islanders fall in shootout to the now first-place Capitals

Islanders fall in shootout to the now first-place Capitals

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the deciding goal of the shootout, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum to reclaim... Read more ...

Report: Former UK men's basketball player Terrence Clarke dies in Los Angeles

Report: Former UK men's basketball player Terrence Clarke dies in Los Angeles

Former University of Kentucky men's basketball player Terrence Clarke has died. Read more ...

Explosion from gender reveal party felt miles away in New Hampshire

Explosion from gender reveal party felt miles away in New Hampshire

A New Hampshire gender reveal party was truly rocking. Police in Kingston received reports of a loud explosion Tuesday night that was heard in neighboring towns, and across the... Read more ...

Police: 18-year-old man dead, woman seriously injured in Maine Township shooting

Police: 18-year-old man dead, woman seriously injured in Maine Township shooting

MAINE TOWNSHIP, Ill. - Police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Maine Township. Just... Read more ...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he received from school district

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Loyola University Chicago requiring COVID-19 vaccines by start of fall semester

Loyola University Chicago requiring COVID-19 vaccines by start of fall semester

CHICAGO - Loyola University Chicago is requiring its students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester. In a letter to students Thursday, the university said the... Read more ...

Kentucky 'working every angle' to get shots in more arms

Kentucky 'working every angle' to get shots in more arms

Hoping to reverse a slowdown in COVID-19 vaccination rates in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday that officials are “working every angle" to increase the number of... Read more ...