Statewide: Nurse Burnout Amid The Pandemic
Nursing has always been a stressful job. But COVID-19 has made it worse for many as ICU's fill up. One nurse said it has been like walking into a mass casualty event every day. The pandemic has led many to consider leaving the field.
While health officials tout the benefits of the COVID vaccine, a lot of people have delayed getting the shots. We hear from some who have only recently decided to get vaccinated.
Those stories and more on this week's Statewide.
* A major energy package remains tied up at the Illinois statehouse. Among the issues is an effort to keep open two nuclear power plants. Peter Medlin with WNIJ has details on the communities trying to save those facilities.
* Christine Herman with Illinois Newsroom talks with an epidemiologist about the University of Illinois' saliva-based coronavirus test, now used by nearly a quarter of Illinois school districts.