City Colleges Of Chicago Offer New COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassador Course In Effort To Pick Up Pace Of VaccinationsThe pace of people getting vaccinated for COVID-19 is slowing in Illinois and across the U.S. So how do we pick it up? Well, you can go back to school with the City Colleges of Chicago.
With COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Low, Local Health Organization In Harvey Uses More Personal OutreachAs turnout at mass-vaccination sites for COVID-19 shots declines, local health departments are turning to more personalized efforts.
15-Year-Old Benjamin Kagan, Who Helped Hundreds Of Seniors Find COVID-19 Shots, Now Has His OwnBenjamin Kagan, 15, got his Pfizer COVID vaccine shot Wednesday night at the Cook County vaccination site in Forest Park.
Answers From Experts About COVID-19 Vaccine, Herd Immunity, And Vaccine Approval For Younger ChildrenDr. Emily Landon of UChicago Health and Dr. Markeita Moore, a pediatrician at Advocate Children's Hospital, have answers to questions about the significance of herd immunity, and when the COVID-19 vaccine may be available to kids under 12.
Debunking Some Misinformation About The COVID-19 VaccineThere is just so much misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine out there. On “Hour 18” Wednesday, we brought in Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from the University of Chicago, to talk about a few of them.
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Some Answers For Parents Expressing ConcernsA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel on Wednesday approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, but some parents are expressing reluctancy. Dr. Markeita Moore joins us to talk about the concerns she’s been hearing from parents, and has some reassurance.
CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15A panel of independent advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Wednesday to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents age 12 to 15.
Multiple Sites In Chicago, Suburbs Prepare To Offer COVID-19 Vaccine To 12- To 15-Year-OldsA local doctor’s phone is ringing off the hook already, with parents ready to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19.
FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Ages 12 To 15The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 1,741 New Cases, 39 DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 1,741 new cases of COVID-19, and 39 more deaths.
15-Year-Old Bolingbrook Girl, Dykota Morgan, Dies 3 Days After Contracting COVID-19Dykota Morgan was an artist and an athlete, and had an outgoing disposition. The Bolingbrook teen died three days after contracting COVID-19.
10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In WaukeganA total of 10 inmates out of 46 in one pod at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days.
Nearly 100 Students At Roosevelt Middle School In River Forest Placed Under Quarantine Due To 4 Positive COVID-19 CasesLess than a week after returning to fully in-person learning, nearly 100 students at a middle school in River Forest are in quarantine.
Workers At South Side Illinois Motor Vehicle Facility Say COVID-19 Is Rampant, And State Is Downplaying ItDozens of workers at a local Illinois Secretary of State’s Motor Vehicle facility say the state is putting them in danger – daily.
With CPS CEO Janice Jackson Soon To Step Down, What Is The Plan For Student COVID Vaccinations?Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson will soon step down as head of the nation’s third largest school district – amid a pandemic and a citywide vaccination effort.