Lake County Fairgrounds To Begin Offering Drive-Thru Vaccinations; ASPIRA Business & Finance High School In Logan Square Hosting Friday Vaccination Clinic

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago area residents have three new options for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Lake County’s health department said it will begin taking walk-ins on Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds vaccination site.

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Any Illinoisans ages 16 and older, and anyone who works in Lake County can go from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; or from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.

You can also get the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine at Chicago State University, which began offering drive-thru vaccinations on Thursday.

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The site is open from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. No appointment is needed.

Meantime,

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County acquires business center, launches program

Pulaski County has a new program focusing on providing assistance and support to small businesses and local entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business.

The rollout of the small business development program coincides with the county acquiring New River Valley Business Center, a mixed-use business incubator developed on Viscoe Road in Fairlawn in 1983. The county recently received ownership of the facility from New River Valley Development Corporation.

County Administrator Jonathan Sweet said the new program is operating out of the former incubator, which will be renamed “Pulaski County Innovation Center.”

“Small business development has been a priority of the EDA (Economic Development Authority) ever since we transitioned from an Industrial Development Authority in April of 2018, and broadened our focus to include small business and entrepreneurial support services, tourism and marketing, workforce development, community engagement, retail and commercial development, economic diversification and residential development,” said Jon Wyatt, EDA

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Pulaski County announces launch of new small business development program

PULASKI, Va. (WFXR) – Pulaski County has officially launched a small business development program focusing on providing assistance and support to the County’s small businesses and local entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business.

The rollout of the program coincides with the acquirement of the NRV Business Center, a mixed-use business incubator in Fairlawn, VA.

The County recently received ownership of the facility and will run its Small Business Solutions’ services from within the business center which will soon be officially renamed the “Pulaski County Innovation Center.”

“Small business development has been a priority of the EDA ever since we transitioned from
an Industrial Development Authority in April of 2018, and broadened our focus to include
small business and entrepreneurial support services, tourism and marketing, workforce
development, community engagement, retail and commercial development, economic
diversification and residential development. It is exciting to see the EDA’s business plan reaching its

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