Exploding COVID-19 Cases Force Cancellations Of Shows, New Proof Of Vaccination Rules In Chicago, And Disappointed TouristsThe exploding number of COVID-19 cases is causing rising uncertainty heading to the holiday weekend, while new rules in Chicago will soon require people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination nearly everywhere.
How Helpful Are Home Rapid Antigen Tests In Detecting Omicron COVID-19 Variant?The Omicron variant surge is driving a new rush for COVID-19 testing.
'A Christmas Carol' Cancels Shows At Goodman Theatre Through Friday, 'Frozen' Cancels Tuesday Night Show Due To COVID-19 ConcernsThe Goodman Theatre has suspended performances of “A Christmas Carol” through Friday after a reported COVID-19 exposure within the theatre company and increased COVID-19 transmission overall.
UIC Campus, Undergraduates At UIUC To Start Classes Online In January Due To COVID-19 ConcernsWith the omicron variant fueling a rapid spike in COVID-19 cases, the University of Illinois at Chicago and undergrads at the U of I at Champaign-Urbana will both start their spring semester with two weeks of remote learning.
University Of Chicago, Loyola, Northwestern To Require COVID-19 Booster Shots For Students, Staff; Northwestern To Hold Remote Classes For 2 Weeks In JanuaryThe University of Chicago announced Monday that it will be requiring all students and employees to receive a COVID-19 booster shot once they are eligible.
City Offers COVID-19 Vaccine, Booster Events During Countdown To HolidaysThe Chicago Department of Public Health is now offering COVID-19 booster shots for all Chicagoans 16 and older, and advises that now is the time to get a vaccine and booster with the holidays coming this week.
Crowds Line Up At North Riverside COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic For Boosters Amid Statewide SurgeWith COVID-19 surging across the state, health officials are not only encouraging booster shots – but also trying to make it easier to get one.
COVID-19 Vaccination Event, Holiday Gift Giveaway Held In DixmoorA Cook County COVID-19 vaccination event in south suburban Dixmoor Sunday also involved a holiday gift giveaway.
Remaining Run Of 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' At CIBC Theatre, 'Cinderella' At Aurora's Paramount Theatre, Canceled Due To COVID CasesThe remaining run of “Pretty Woman: The Musical” at the CIBC Theatre downtown has been canceled because of breakthrough COVID-19 cases among the cast and crew.
With Green Light From FDA, Pill Used To End Early Pregnancy Will Be Available By Mail In IllinoisThere were major developments Friday when it comes to abortion rights in Illinois - including a federal green light to access abortion pills by mail.
Illinois COVID-19 Cases Hit Highest Daily Total In Year, Putting Strain On Hospitals And Shutting Down Live ShowsCOVID-19 cases in Illinois have surged to the highest daily total in more than a year, and it is putting a serious strain on hospitals.
Saturday Northwestern-DePaul Basketball Game Canceled Due To COVID-19 Cases On Blue Demons Men's TeamA Northwestern-DePaul basketball game scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to COVID-19 cases among the DePaul Blue Demons men's team.
Hospitals In Northwest Indiana Struggle With Increased Wait Times And Influx Of Patients As COVID Cases RiseHospitals in Indiana are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. The state is seeing over 4,700 positive cases between just Monday and Tuesday. They’re also seeing some of the highest hospitalization numbers since the beginning of the pandemic.
Northwestern Medicine Launches Nation's First Urology Clinic Targeted Toward Needs Of Gay And Bisexual MenIn a groundbreaking new approach, Northwestern University has opened the country’s first ever urology clinic tailored to gay and bisexual men.
Parker Junior High School In Flossmoor Goes On Remote Learning Due To Spike In COVID-19 CasesParker Junior High School in Flossmoor has moved to remote learning due to an outbreak of COVID-19.