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.
Daniel Zizumbo Elementary School In Archer Heights Goes To Remote Learning Due To COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 cases have forced a Southwest Side charter school to close.
Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsIn mid-July, conventions and big events like the Chicago Auto Show returned to McCormick Place. We saw big crowds and few masks, and didn't think much of it. But just afterward, the Delta variant of the coronavirus spread, and the world took a U-turn back to strict COVID protocols.
Crete-Monee Middle School Teacher Cherie Garza, 39, Dies 2 Months After Contracting COVID-19A 39-year-old teacher at Crete-Monee Middle School in the south suburbs has died two months after contracting COVID-19.
CPS Parents, Students Rally Over Complaints About School Bus Service, COVID-19 Contact Tracing, And Other 'System Failures'A group of Chicago Public Schools parents and students rallied in Logan Square Monday, saying they are fed up with what they call “multiple” system failures at CPS.
Dr. Richard Lawler, Medical Pioneer Who Performed First Organ Transplant At Little Company Of Mary Hospital In 1950, Honored In New Book By Great-NephewThe year was 1950, a 44-year-old woman was gravely ill, and a Chicago doctor took an enormous risk to save her life. That groundbreaking surgery helped usher in a new era of medicine.
CPS Families Plan 'Sick-Out,' Call For Remote Learning Options Amid COVID-19 Worries; Waukegan School Families Also Want Remote OptionsPublic schools in and outside Chicago have faced criticism from some parents over measures taken to keep kids safe from COVID-19.