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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Hosting Video Calls in a Changed Business World

With a large proportion of the workforce still confined to their homes, virtual meetings have proven a remarkably effective way for finance and accounting firms to align remote teams and keep workers connected.

However, best practices for using of this technology are still evolving and the learning curve continues. Here are my golden rules for professionals charged with hosting video calls:

  • No agenda, no meeting — Having an agenda is vital for keeping attendees on task at any meeting. But in a forum where people are often distracted and tempted to multitask, following an agenda is even more critical. Create a PowerPoint presentation that can hold people’s attention and make the first slide a depiction of the agenda. Include the purpose of the meeting, the objectives that need to be achieved and how long the discussion will last. After a brief on-camera welcome, share your screen and start the PowerPoint
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