COVID In Illinois: Expert Says Ambitious Federal Timeline For Getting Out Coronavirus Vaccine Is PossibleAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Gov. Pritzker Urges Local Governments To Take Advantage Of Pandemic Funds, Reminds People That Thanksgiving Must Look Different This YearIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday reminded local governments downstate to take advantage of funding available to help in their battle against the coronavirus pandemic, and also reminded people that they must handle Thanksgiving differently in the midst of a COVID-19 surge.
COVID-19 Surging In Chicago Area Nursing Homes Again, And Some Say State Is Not Doing EnoughCOVID-19 cases are again surging in Chicago area nursing homes, and workers in the facilities are in dire need of emergency supplies.
Big Surprise Planned For 6-Year-Old Big Truck Lover Dylan Schroeder, As He Takes Final Treatment To Beat LeukemiaA recent viewer email read in part, “Please consider doing a feel-good thankful story." It involves a grateful family - despite having a young boy with leukemia.
People Have Been Warned Against Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid COVID-19 Surge, But Some Are Doing It AnywayTravelers arrived at O'Hare International Airport with suitcases in hand Sunday night – not letting COVID-19 travel advisories keep them from spending Thanksgiving with family.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Some Hit Casinos One Last Time Before They Close, Along With Museums And Theaters, Across Illinois As Virus Mitigation EffortGet ready for more restrictions to take effect Friday in Illinois.
COVID In Chicago: CPS Announces Plan To Resume In-Person Learning For Pre-K And Special Ed Students In January, K-8 In FebruaryUnder a plan announced Tuesday, all Chicago Public Schools students will go on with remote learning for the rest of 2020 -- but some students will return in person January, and students from kindergarten through eighth grade will return in February.
COVID In Chicago: UIC Researchers Say Sewage Testing Can Zero In On Where Virus Is Surging WorstThe subject of this story may not be dinner table talk, but it could be a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19. Chicago researchers are now testing sewage.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Gov. JB Pritzker Warns That Health Care Workers Are Overwhelmed Amid COVID-19 Storm Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker warned on Monday that hospitalizations for COVID-19 are at an all-time high in Illinois, and health care workers are facing challenges more serious than ever before in the pandemic.
COVID In Illinois: How Is Dining In A Fully Enclosed Tent Different From Indoor Dining? State Officials Say It's Not At AllIt’s a dining dilemma that is on many of our minds – just how is eating in an enclosed tent different from eating inside a restaurant?
Advocate Health Sounds Alarm Amid Coronavirus Surge, Peak In Hospitalizations In IllinoisThe Advocate system includes 26 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin. Some big ones, such as Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, are sounding the alarm and are redeploying staff to care for many more patients.