Chicago COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Advisory Extended To Friday, Jan. 22A stay-at-home advisory for the surging coronavirus pandemic has been extended to Friday, Jan. 22.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 6,717 New COVID-19 Cases, Including 101 DeathsIllinois public health officials Saturday reported 6,717 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 101 additional deaths.
COVID In Chicago: Roseland Community Hospital Deals With Fear Among Own Workers Of Getting VaccineSome health care workers who are eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine now are too scared to get the shot.
Why Are Fewer Than Half Of The COVID-19 Vaccines Sent To Illinois Being Administered?The rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is running slowly in Illinois and across the country – and on Monday, 5,059 new cases of the virus were confirmed.
Wisconsin Hospital Worker Arrested, Accused Of Deliberately Taking COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Out Of Refrigerator And Ruining ThemThe Wisconsin hospital worker accused of intentionally removing 57 vials of a COVID-19 vaccine from a pharmacy refrigerator has been arrested, local police announced Thursday.
More Than 500 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Thrown Away After Wisconsin Hospital Worker Intentionally Removes Vials From Refrigerator, Hospital SaysA Wisconsin hospital worker has been fired for intentionally removing COVID-19 vaccine from a refrigerator – forcing the hospital to throw out more than 500 doses.
Mother Of LaSalle County Teen Who Committed Suicide, Other Parents Sue Over COVID-19 Restrictions On High School Sports, ActivitiesThe mother of a LaSalle County teenager who committed suicide is among five parents suing Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois High School Association over COVID-19 restrictions.
Despite Order From State Board, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Says It's Still Planning To CloseDespite a vote last week that Mercy Hospital & Medical Center could not close, staff members said plans to do so are still in the works.
COVID In Chicago: Staying Home Is A Privilege Many Latino Communities Can’t Afford As Virus Devastates FamiliesFor some, staying home and avoiding congregate settings is easier said than done – especially in the Latino community.
CDC Panel Recommends Older Americans And Frontline Workers Be Next In Line For COVID-19 VaccineA Centers for Disease Control advisory panel recommended on Sunday that the next two groups of Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine should be those 75 and older and frontline workers — including police, firefighters, teachers and grocery workers.
State Board Rejects Mercy Hospital's Closure PlanTrinity Health wants to close Mercy Hospital, saying the site is losing money as well as patients. It has proposed to open an outpatient clinic about two miles away.
Addressing Questions And Concerns About The COVID-19 VaccineCBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus joined CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra on Monday with some useful information about the COVID-19 vaccine.
It Will Take Time Before Average Person Gets COVID-19 Vaccine, Public Health Experts EmphasizeThe effort to protect health care workers with a COVID-19 vaccine is starting – but what about average workers; the general population composed of millions of others in Illinois and specifically Chicago?
Medical Experts Say COVID-19 Vaccine Arrival Is Historic And MomentousIt was a powerful and memorable day Monday for the medical community as the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Illinois – with several saying “once in a lifetime” doesn’t quite capture it.
As Vaccine Shipments Roll Out, Chicago Area Medical Professionals Are Grateful And RelievedThere was a major sign of hope Sunday on the battle against the coronavirus, as the first boxes of COVID-19 vaccine were packed up and shipped out from the Pfizer plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan.