At the Orr Building at the corner of the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Lisa Scacco — sporting an “I got my COVID-19 vaccine” sticker — spends the observation period after her first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Despite shelving around 2,300 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, the Sangamon County Department of Public Health won’t have trouble supplying planned vaccination clinics in the coming weeks, according to department director Gail O’Neill.
Orignially aired April 8, 2021. Dr. Ty Dooley is an Associate Professor of Public Administration at the University of Illinois Springfield. Dr. Dooley's research areas include: social justice, critical race, social equity, and community development. In February, an unfortunate incident caused Dr. Dooley to write a blog post called A Teachable Moment: Public Spaces Are Not Public . In this blog, Dr. Dooley addresses social order, teachable moments, and "white spaces." He talks about the blog and more with Community Voices' Bea Bonner.
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