Chicago Department Of Public Health Recommends Masks Inside Public Places AgainThe Chicago Department of Public Health and surrounding counties are recommending anyone over the age of two wear a mask inside public places because of the new Delta variant of COVID-19.
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination Program, Offering $25 Gift Cards To People Who Get Vaccinated At HomeWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.
Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, U.S. Virgin Islands Added To Chicago COVID Travel AdvisoryUnvaccinated visitors from states and territories on the city's travel advisory are urged to either obtain a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours before arriving in Chicago, or quarantine for a 10-day period upon arrival.
Missouri, Arkansas Added To Chicago Travel Advisory, As COVID Cases Begin Rising AgainUnvaccinated visitors from Missouri and Arkansas are urged to either obtain a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours before arriving in Chicago, or quarantine for a 10-day period upon arrival.
City Of Chicago Moves From COVID-19 Travel Order To Advisory With No States On Restricted ListThe City of Chicago is doing away with its COVID-19 travel order and replacing it with a travel advisory.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Declares Racism A Public Health Crisis In Chicago; 'It Is Literally Killing Us'“At almost every point in our city’s history, sadly, racism has taken a devastating toll on the health and well-being of our residents of color, and particularly those who are Black,” Lightfoot said.
Still No States In Top Tier Of Chicago's Emergency Travel OrderEvery U.S. state and territory remains in the "yellow" tier of the city's emergency travel order, meaning they are averaging fewer than 15 cases per 100,000 residents.
'I'm Feeling So Thankful To Chicago:' Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady On Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, Next Steps With PandemicAt long last, the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois will fully reopen from coronavirus restrictions on Friday. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent live Thursday on “Hour 18.”
Chicago Department Of Public Health To Go Door To Door In 13 Neighborhoods To Encourage VaccineWorkers from the Chicago Department of Public Health will soon be going door to door in some Chicago neighborhoods encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
General Iron Owners Sue City For $100 Million After Final Permit Put On Hold Amid EPA Demand For Further ReviewSouthside Recycling "has jumped through every possible hoop, has supplied every last piece of information, has cooperated through every City delay, and has more than satisfied every permitting requirement,” the lawsuit claims.
Chicago Lifting Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated People In Most Cases“If you are not fully vaccinated, you need to continue to wear your masks in all indoor settings,” Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Chicago Mass Vaccination Sites To Begin Offering Pfizer Vaccine For Children Age 12 To 15 On ThursdaySeven city-operated mass vaccination sites will begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to children ages 12-15 on Thursday. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Arwady: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Coming To United Center"As we will be opening things up a little bit more in sort of the days and weeks to come, there's going to be more opportunities for people to do things if they're vaccinated."
Five States, Puerto Rico Added To City's Travel Order; Wisconsin, Iowa, Two Other States Removed From Travel RestrictionsCity officials have updated Chicago's emergency travel order, adding five states and Puerto Rico to the locations facing additional COVID-19 mitigations, while four other states -- including Wisconsin and Iowa -- have been removed from the list of travel restrictions.
With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Still Paused, Chicago Switching Some Vaccination Programs To Moderna And PfizerThe city's program to vaccinate homebound seniors will switch to the Pfizer vaccine, and appointments will resume on Friday.