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IDVA Launches Independent Investigation of Recent LaSalle Veterans Home COVID-19 Outbreakhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22392IDVA Launches Independent Investigation of Recent LaSalle Veterans Home COVID-19 Outbreak11/24/2020 5:22:28 PMLASALLE – The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) released two reports today, in partnership with IDPH and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that address the recent outbreak of COVID-19 at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in LaSalle. IDVA is adopting all recommendations in the reports in all four of the Illinois Veterans’ homes and is releasing the reports in their entirety to the public.
Gov. Pritzker Honors Veterans Day by Opening New, State-of-the-Art Chicago Veterans Home https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22327Gov. Pritzker Honors Veterans Day by Opening New, State-of-the-Art Chicago Veterans Home 11/12/2020 2:56:19 PMCHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker today joined Senator Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) and the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB), to commemorate the opening of the new Chicago Veterans’ Home.
Homegrown by Heroes Shines Light on Service Men and Women in Agriculturehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22326Homegrown by Heroes Shines Light on Service Men and Women in Agriculture11/10/2020 10:59:05 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is proud to relaunch a program aimed at highlighting our service men and women in agriculture. The Homegrown by Heroes program allows Illinois farmers, ranchers, fishermen and producers who have served or are still serving in any branch of the U.S. military to use a special logo on the agricultural products they sell to the public.
State of Illinois Joins Multi-State Effort to Lower Suicide Rates Among Veterans Through Mental Health Offerings and Preventative Serviceshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22320State of Illinois Joins Multi-State Effort to Lower Suicide Rates Among Veterans Through Mental Health Offerings and Preventative Services11/9/2020 7:27:46 PMCHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced today that the State of Illinois will join the Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide, a national effort that champions mental health support and preventative services for Veterans.
TODAY: Multi-Agency Resource Center Opens to Help Residents Impacted by Severe Stormshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21983TODAY: Multi-Agency Resource Center Opens to Help Residents Impacted by Severe Storms8/24/2020 3:50:33 PMSPRINGFIELD – A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) will open today in Cook County to help residents recover from recent severe weather. The MARC is designed to allow residents to access disaster related relief services and information. The MARC brings together representatives from local and state agencies as well as essential support organizations. This unique recovery center is open to all Illinois residents impacted by recent storms.
Department of Veterans' Affairs Launches ‘Operation Rising Spirit'https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21587Department of Veterans' Affairs Launches ‘Operation Rising Spirit'5/26/2020 7:58:26 PMSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) today launched “Operation Rising Spirit,” a campaign challenging service organizations, volunteers, and patriots of Illinois to raise the spirits of military veterans and the heroic staff who care for them every day at state veterans’ homes in Anna, LaSalle, Manteno, and Quincy, Illinois.
Public Health Officials Announce 2,088 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21550Public Health Officials Announce 2,088 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease 5/16/2020 7:01:56 PMSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,088 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths.
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Announces All State Veteran's Home Residents and Employees Have Received COVID-19 Testinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21541Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Announces All State Veteran's Home Residents and Employees Have Received COVID-19 Testing5/13/2020 10:15:45 PMSPRINGFIELD – Building on Governor Pritzker’s efforts to expand testing capacity statewide and the administration’s commitment to timely, responsible, and transparent communication about COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) today provided updated test results for its long-term, skilled care veteran’s homes in Anna, LaSalle, Manteno, and Quincy, Illinois.
Public Health Officials Announce 1,266 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21528Public Health Officials Announce 1,266 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease 5/11/2020 7:31:28 PMSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,266 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 54 additional deaths.
Honoring All Who Have Perished from COVID-19 in the Land of Lincolnhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21411Honoring All Who Have Perished from COVID-19 in the Land of Lincoln4/17/2020 2:43:01 PMThe Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately.

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