CDC Issues Warning About Salmonella Outbreak Involving Onions Imported From Mexico; 37 Cases In IllinoisThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning that fresh whole onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico have caused a Salmonella outbreak in 37 states – including Illinois.
Advocate Aurora Health Fires 440 Staffers For Failing To Comply With COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementAdvocate Aurora Health has fired about 440 staffers who were noncompliant with the hospital system’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.
Breast Cancer Survivor Urges Women To Talk To Doctors About Their Imaging, After Her Mammogram Didn't Go Far Enough"Having a cancer diagnosis, and just going through what I went through, it just changes your perspective on just every day," Cheryl Fortier said.
City Of Evanston To Enact Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Municipal StaffThe City of Evanston announced Monday that it will enact a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all municipal staff effective Nov. 15.
City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available.
Fundraising Concert Held As Pastor Pushes To Open Mental Health Center On City's South SideOctober is National Depression Awareness Month, and on Saturday, a concert on the city’s South Side raised money to build a mental health center.
New HHS Report Says COVID-19 Vaccine Has Saved 2,100 Seniors' Lives In IllinoisNew data show the COVID-19 vaccines appear to be saving thousands of lives in Illinois.
Chicago Public Schools Set To Roll Out New COVID-19 Testing Plan For Students, StaffThe Chicago Public Schools are set to unveil new COVID-19 safety protocols Friday morning.
Rich Township High School District 227 In South Suburbs Going To Remote Learning For 2 Weeks After Positive COVID-19 CasesRich Township High School District 227 is moving all to remote learning for two weeks after at least two people tested positive for COVID-19.
Northwest Indiana Teen Dies Of Ruptured Aorta Months After Contracting Severe COVID-19The COVID-19 positivity rate in Indiana is now 9.9 percent – and in Northwest Indiana, one family knows the toll of those numbers. The family lost one son to COVID-19 and nearly lost another.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeChicago city leaders hope a new campaign will boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. But health professionals say it is still going to take time.
CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook Answers Questions About Kids And The COVID-19 VaccinePfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for kids ages 5 to 11. It is welcome news for many, but it also triggers a lot of questions. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins us with some answers on that, and on other issues surrounding the state of the pandemic.
No ICU Beds Left In Southern Illinois Due To COVID-19Southern Illinois as of Thursday had no intensive care beds available as the coronavirus ravages the area.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID Vaccine Or Negative Test Requirement; Vaccines Made Available To All On SiteThose who come to Riot Fest in Douglass Park must either present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entering.
Hospitalized 4 Months With COVID-19, Oak Forest Grandmother Leaves Hospital Following Double Lung TransplantLaura Bratlien had COVID-19 and her lungs failed, and doctors told her husband she was going to die. But she has proven to be a true survivor.