Arwady: Watching Wisconsin 'With Huge Concern' For Chicago's Travel Quarantine List"My expectation is that we will basically put people on alert for Wisconsin that if they're not able to turn this around. They would be added to the list the following week."
Kentucky Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine Order; California, Puerto Rico Removed From ListSix states -- Hawaii, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, and Texas -- could be removed from the list next week, because they are now seeing fewer than 15 cases per 100,000 population per day.
Hawaii, Nebraska, North Carolina On Chicago's Emergency Travel Order, Indiana Very Close To Getting On The List"I want to let Chicagoans know that we have concerns about Indiana, and particularly would encourage you not to travel to college and university towns in Indiana."
Arwady: We're Planning 2 To 3 Years For COVID Response In Chicago"I wish I could say that COVID were going to be over shortly, but it's not."
With Wisconsin Set To Be Added To Chicago Quarantine List, It Turns Out No One Has Been Fined For Disobeying OrderWisconsin has been a popular getaway for people from Chicago during the coronavirus pandemic, but by Tuesday, anyone who visits will have to quarantine when they get home.
Chicago Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady Talks About Rise In Coronavirus Cases, Ways ForwardWith concerns mounting as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Chicago – particularly among 18- to 29-year-olds, Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2 Wednesday to about what kind of actions will be coming if problems persist.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns City Might Have To Move Back To Phase 3 If COVID Cases Continue To Rise; 'We Are On The Precipice'“If we continue to see this uptick in cases, we’re going to have no choice but to go back into Phase 3," the mayor said.
Chicago To Spend $56 Million Hiring Hundreds Of COVID-19 Contact TracersDr. Arwady and the mayor said contact tracers will make $20 an hour, supervisors $24 an hour. No prior experience is required. And all who take part will be trained not only in the skills needed to contact trace, but the attitude as well.
Lightfoot: New COVID-19 App Will Provide Info, Preregister Residents For Future Vaccine"It's really the first app of its kind. And it will advise residents what to do if they experience symptoms, where to seek medical care, how to connect to testing."
Coronavirus In Chicago: City Orders Anyone With COVID-19, Or Symptoms, To Stay Home“This move may seem severe to some but in this highly evolving situation it’s absolutely what we need to do at this time as we work to contain this outbreak,” Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady said in a statement.
COVID-19 Concerns? Chicago Launches 'The Doctor Is In' Taking Facebook, Twitter Questions“I know this has been a very confusing and disconcerting time for many people, so I’m excited to able to interact directly with them and answer their questions."
Glencoe Village Employee Monitored After Contact With Coronavirus PatientA village employee in Glencoe was under quarantine Wednesday night, being monitored for the coronavirus after being exposed.
You Paid For It: The Economic Impact Of Coronavirus"Just at the Chicago Department of Public Health, we were spending $150,000 a week on our costs. Which is a lot."
'Our Top Priority Is Keeping Illinoisans Safe;' Illinois Governor, Chicago Mayor Outline Coronavirus Preparedness Plans“Our top priority is keeping Illinoisans safe and we are using every tool and resource at our disposal to prepare for this virus and contain any spread."
Public Health Officials Report No Further Spread Of Coronavirus; Say Risk 'Remains Low'Officials also sought to allay any fears people might have about visiting the Chinatown neighborhood in Chicago.