Pritzker tours Rockford vaccination site as state continues ramping up efforts to administer the vaccine

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker made a stop in Rockford Friday to check out the COVID-19 vaccination site at Auburn High School.

Dr. Sandra Martell, the Public Administrator with the Winnebago County Health Department, led the governor’s tour.

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The governor’s tour comes one day after the state set another one-day record for vaccinations given with 74,965 doses administered.

The governor said the state’s top priority is continuing to expand vaccination sites so more people can get the vaccine.

“We’ll continue to work to get more vaccinations in more arms—especially the most vulnerable population,” Gov. Pritzker said.

The state added 80 more vaccination sites on Thursday, according to Gov. Pritzker. The governor also announced the Illinois National Guard will be coming to Winnebago County in the next few weeks to help administer vaccines.

As the state continues its efforts

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US travel restrictions state by state duirng Covid-19

With cases of Covid-19 now past the 26 million mark in the United States, some states have updated their rules and regulations in the new year.

a pan of food on a plate: Charleston, South Carolina, is famous for delicious seafood dishes.

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Charleston, South Carolina, is famous for delicious seafood dishes.

If you wish to travel to another state, it is important to be updated on the latest statewide regulations. While some US states still have no restrictions on leisure travel, all their official websites have important Covid-19 safety information, including possible face mask mandates in public settings.

This list is alphabetical and includes links where you should get more information and updates before you head out:


a sign on the side of Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign: Nevada doesn't have travel restrictions -- so that means Vegas fans can visit. You'll still need to keep precautions in mind.

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Nevada doesn’t have travel restrictions — so that means Vegas fans can visit. You’ll still need to keep precautions in mind.

As of February 1, there were no statewide travel restrictions in Alabama. However, visitors

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COVID-19 travel restrictions by state: See testing, quarantine requirements

The U.S. is still setting new COVID-19 death records, even as vaccines are rolling out across the country. And approximately 1 in every 15 Americans had tested positive for the coronavirus that cause COVID-19 as of Saturday evening, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. surpassed more than 22 million cases Saturday.

With those grim stats in mind, many states are still imposing stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions.

Some states are discouraging interstate travel by requiring or recommending that visitors and residents returning from other states quarantine. Others allow visitors to present a recent, negative coronavirus test in lieu of the quarantine. A few also require travelers to fill out health questionnaires when they arrive.

Some counties or municipalities have issued similar advice to travelers, so anyone looking to go on a road trip or take a vacation should check government websites for their destination and anywhere

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Travel + Leisure’s Let’s Go Together Podcast Nominated to iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2021 | State

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Meredith Corporation‘s (NYSE: MDP) Travel + Leisure announces that its Let’s Go Together podcast is nominated for the third annual iHeartRadio Podcast Awards in the Travel Podcast category. The winners will be announced on a virtual broadcast stream January 21, 2021 at 9 p.m. local time.

“Travel + Leisure is honored to be considered for this prestigious award. Let’s Go Together amplifies diverse voices and their unique travel experience. In a time when travel is limited and inclusivity is imperative, we could all use inspiration to explore and gain new perspective on cultures and communities both near and far,” says Travel + Leisure Digital Content Director Deanne Kaczerski.

Let’s Go Together with Host Kellee Edwards, an award-winning travel expert, launched in Spring 2020 with weekly episodes that have featured an array of travelers with a wide range of experiences and

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