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What Happens to Healthcare During a Recession?

Is a recession on the horizon? According to Alex Bryson, Professor of Quantitative Social Science at University College London and David Blanchflower, Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, the answer is “yes.” In their article “Expectations data indicate the US is entering recession about now,” for Vox EU, they point to a number of data…

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses 101

On November 19, 2021, the FDA amended its emergency authorization for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to allow single booster doses for everyone 18 and older. Children ages 5 to 17 are eligible for initial vaccination shots but not for booster shots (yet!). Why Get a Booster Shot COVID-19 vaccines effectively reduce the risk…

Cam Traut: Putting the Community First as a School Nurse

“I’ve been a school nurse for about—quick do the math—for about 25, 26 years. I worked in a pediatric intensive care unit before that in Chicago and found my calling in school nursing. Really just love it,” says Cam Traut, MS, BSN, RN, PEL-IL, NCSN.   She’s the lead nurse at Libertyville High School, a school…

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Featured Event

  • Student Nurse Political Action Day
    • Student Nurse Political Action Day
    • 04.05.2022 | Springfield, Illinois
    •   ANA-Illinois is proud to host our 24th Annual event in Springfield. Our 2022 event will: feature an exceptional keynote speaker who will inspire and provide concrete lessons on how to weave inclusive thinking into one’s daily life—to be announced in...