COVID In Chicago: Department Of Public Health Cuts Off Innovative Express Care, Says Provider Gave 6,000 Doses Of Vaccine To People Who Were Not Supposed To Get ItThe Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it is cutting off a vaccine provider that was under contract with the Chicago Public Schools and then gave vaccine to non-CPS employees without authorization.
City Halts Vaccine Supply For Loretto Hospital For Giving Shots To Ineligible Trump Tower Workers, Judges, CEO's ChurchLoretto has acknowledged providing vaccine doses to dozens of Trump Tower workers, some Cook County judges, and about 200 members of the hospital CEO’s church, even though they were not yet eligible to be inoculated.
Q&A With CDPH Doctor On Moving To Phase 1C, COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution In CityCBS 2's Irika Sargent and Brad Edwards discuss the COVID-19 vaccine with Chicago Department of Public Health's Dr. Ajanta Patel.
First Case Of Brazil Variant Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Illinois"The news doesn’t change public health guidance around COVID-19. The same strategies used to contain the spread of COVID-19 will work against the new variants," the Chicago Department of Public Health said.
How Long Could COVID-19 Vaccine Delays Last In Chicago In Wake Of Snowstorm?The snowstorm has had a trickle-down effect in delaying scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday in Chicago, and it may last a while longer.
COVID-19 In Chicago: As Next Phase Of Vaccinations Approaches Next Week, City's Top Doctor Says 'My Main Word For You Is Patience'"I want you to understand it is likely to be a number of weeks before you are able to receive the vaccine," Arwady said.
Chicago Might Be Able To Make COVID Vaccine Available To All By May; Officials Hope To Reopen Indoor Dining SoonChicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said any schedule for the vaccine rollout beyond Phase 1B is "purely speculative" based on how much vaccine the city is getting from the federal government.
As COVID-19 Pandemic Rages On, Flu Season Off To A Very Quiet StartCBS 2’s Marissa Parra spoke to a healthcare worker on the frontlines with the answers on why the flu has so far been a no-show so far.
City, State Putting Final Touches On Plans To Distribute First Set Of COVID-19 Vaccines Next WeekThe FDA is meeting on Thursday to discuss possible approval of the Pfizer vaccine. If approved Illinois could get its first shipment next week.
Owners Say Restaurants Are Not The Source Of COVID-19 Spread, But City Does Not AgreeChicago points to record COVID-19 numbers as the reason to shut down indoor dining, but still, some of the city’s most popular restaurants said they are not the source of the spread.
43 States, Puerto Rico Now On Chicago's Travel Order"Having a mask on drops your risk 85%. It's not 100%. It's 85%. And my hope is that people will make small sacrifices, and we think of them as sacrifices, but small changes in their own lives. But I don't have all the answers in terms of how to convince people to change their behaviors."
Lightfoot: 'We Desperately Need Help' From Federal Government, Announces $10M In Grants For Businesses Affected By The Pandemic"We're doing our part. But life would be better if we had a functioning federal government."
Lightfoot: 2-Week COVID-19 Business Curfew In Chicago Starts Friday"We're now seeing an uptick again of large groups of people gathering without social distancing and worse, without mask. Some of it, of course, is a misplaced sense that those you know don't have it. That's wrong."
Colorado, Delaware, Ohio, Texas, West Virginia Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine Order; 30 States Now On The ListCoronavirus cases have been surging across most of the U.S. over the past few weeks, and state and city health officials have warned we are in the midst of a second wave of the virus.
'We Are In A Second Surge': Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns Some Phase 3 Restrictions May Return As COVID-19 Cases Rise Sharply“If we don’t see a dramatic turnaround in our numbers, and soon, we will not hesitate to take the steps that are necessary to save our city, to save our residents, and even if that means going back to some of our Phase Three restrictions,” Lightfoot said.