The Sangamon County Department of Public Health reported four COVID-19 related deaths Wednesday, putting the total at 20 for January. Later Wednesday, Gov. JB Pritzker he was "cautiously optimistic" that the most recent COVID surge has peaked.
The University of Illinois Springfield Center for State Policy and Leadership and the Community Health Roundtable will host a free Zoom webinar on the evolution of COVID-19, the current wave and its impact on people and institutions at noon Jan. 21.
Panelists will review how we got to this point, and how the new wave of infections has affected patients, health care institutions and the people who make up the health care workforce in Sangamon County and Illinois.
This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 19, 2022.