• News for Human Interest

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified late this afternoon of a Jackson County resident who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The individual, a female in her 50s, is doing well and is at home on isolation. This is the first laboratory-confirmed positive of COVID-19 in Jackson County. This individual is thought to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus through recent ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, staff shortages and concern for the health of Club members and their families the Club has decided to not provide regular programming starting March 16th through March 28th.  What we will provide is to-go lunches and suppers for Club members as well as some ready-made activities and books each day.  Members can pick up lunches and supper during these set ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    The City of Carbondale has been monitoring the COVID-19 issue closely over the past few weeks and has maintained close communications with our federal and state health officials, the Jackson County Health Department, Southern Illinois Healthcare, Southern Illinois University, regional public transportation agencies, public schools, Amtrak, and the Illinois Governor’s office to maintain the most ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release