Pritzker Thanks Illinois General Assembly Committee For Upholding Rule On Mask EnforcementIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday thanked the Illinois General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules for upholding his order allowing local authorities to fine establishments that fail to enforce the rules on wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Pritzker, Experts Emphasize Importance Of Mask Rule Enforcement During COVID-19 PandemicIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker was joined by public health experts on Sunday as he emphasized the need to maintain rules about wearing masks and social distancing to fight the pandemic – without politics getting into it.
With COVID-19 Persisting, Loyola University Says Residence Halls Will Not Be Opening In The FallLoyola University Chicago on Thursday announced that it will not be opening dormitories “until conditions are favorable” amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Illinois Secretary Of State's Diversey Express Driver Services Facility Closed After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19The Illinois Secretary of State’s office Diversey Express Driver Services Facility in Kelvyn Park will be closed until Monday, Aug. 10, after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
'The Virus Infects The Heart Itself': Cardiologist Says COVID-19 Linked To Variety Of Cardiovascular AilmentsCardiologist Dr. Jennifer Haythe discusses the impact of the novel coronavirus on the heart and the long term impact the virus can have on your health.
Workers Say They Walked Off Job After Illinois Secretary Of State's Employee Tested Positive For COVID-19, But Only Half Of Chicago South Building Was ClosedIllinois Secretary of State’s office employees said they walked off the job Tuesday after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19.
Multiple Teachers' Unions Around Illinois Consider Strikes If They Are Asked To Return To School And It's Not SafeAs we make our ways closer to the first day of school, some teachers’ groups are making their way closer to a possible strike – with concerns over safety creating a line in the sand.
Study Set To Bring Antibody Treatments Right To Doors Of Long-Term Care FacilitiesWhen a person recovers from COVID-19, their body builds up antibodies that can then be used to help others fight the disease.
With COVID-19 On The Rise, Suburban Cook County Announces Guidance On Bars, Gyms, Home GatheringsWith coronavirus cases on the rise in suburban Cook County, the Cook County Department of Public Health has issued more restrictive guidelines when it comes to certain settings.
Medline Holds Major Mask, Hand Sanitizer Giveaway In WaukeganA major mask giveaway was held Saturday at the Medline Industries facility in Waukegan.
Illinois Reports 1,639 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 New DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday announced 1,639 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths.
Suicide Of Chicago Police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd Highlights Greater Crisis Among OfficersThe Chicago Police deputy chief who committed suicide on Tuesday is now part of a sad, but growing list of men and women in blue.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
Town Of Cicero Says Walgreens Stores Aren't Following Mask RulesThe Town of Cicero says Walgreens has not been following the mask rules there.
Northwestern Seeks Participants For COVID-19 Vaccine Trial StudiesNorthwestern Medicine is looking for recruits for trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.