Many health experts say it's clear who should get the first shots: health care workers around the world, then people at a higher risk of severe disease, then those in areas where the disease is spreading rapidly, and finally, the rest of us.
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As Southern Illinois University prepares to welcome thousands of students to campus in August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Museum has had to put exhibitions and in-person programming on hold as they pivot their plans for the fall semester.
The Illinois State Museum launched an initiative to record history as it is happening, inviting the people of Illinois to share their experiences living through the pandemic.
Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to reopen June 26, the COVID-19 pandemic still rages across the nation. Museums, historic homes, and gardens in the Quad-Cities have taken differing approaches to reopening.
Nicole Anderson Cobb interviews community members of Central Illinois discussing the Museum of the Grand Prairie and its "Legacy Is Yours" project and Hoskins archive highlighting the African American community.
The Basketball Tournament (TBT), which awarded a $1 million prize to the winner of this year’s 24-team competition, navigated through the pandemic thanks to planning help from a former Olympic swimmer–turned–public health expert.
On March 15, Rockford's Discovery Center closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. At first, Discovery Center announced it would close for two weeks. The shutdown lasted until July 8.
March was going to be a big month for the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwestern Illinois. Instead, on March 16, the museum was one of the 85,000 museums that closed worldwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Some museums remain closed for now, while others reopen with modifications.
An old mill promises to boost businesses in Ketchikan hit by lockdowns, but critics worry about toxins trapped under the sea.
Jose Montes has lived exactly half his life in the Mission District of San Francisco, arriving here at age 35 from El Salvador.
Normally staff at the Peoria Riverfront Museum would be gearing up to welcome bus-fulls of students when school resumes in a few weeks. Instead, they’re holding meetings to decide: if they can’t bring students to the museum, how can they bring the museum to students?