Another local leader is stepping up to get vaccinated. Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder plans to get his COVID-19 vaccination on Thursday. Governor JB Pritzker, D-Illinois, received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Wednesday. Government workers were included on the expanded list of essential workers eligible to get the vaccine starting March 22.
March 24, 2021 at 05:24PM