By the numbers | March 2021

Appears in the March 2021 issue.

$150 million

The amount of Medicaid money set aside by the Illinois General Assembly in January that will fund community initiatives to improve health and medical care in low-income areas of the state.


The percentage of DuPage residents who have been vaccinated (in phases 1a and 1b) for COVID-19 at presstime.

$62 million

The funds collected from recreational marijuana sales, set aside to foster businesses and help neighborhoods hurt by poverty
and violence.


The percent of Naperville residents who are sleep deprived (getting less than seven hours per night), according to CDC data. Lack of sleep is associated with numerous health conditions.

Illustration by Kevin Sterjo