Chicago Firefighters Say Long Wait For COVID-19 Test Results Is MaddeningChicago firefighters say they are having to wait much too long for their COVID-19 test results.
Two More City Employees Die Of COVID-19 Complications; Firefighter Edward Singleton And Plumber William MartinEdward Singleton, 55, had been a Chicago firefighter since 1987, and most recently had been assigned to Midway International Airport.
Funeral Held For Chicago Firefighter Mario Araujo, Who Died Of CoronavirusAraujo, 49, was a proud member of CFD Truck Company 25, and had been a firefighter since 2003.
Chicago Firefighter Mario Araujo Dies Of Complications From COVID-19A Chicago firefighter died Tuesday evening of complications from COVID-19, the Fire Department announced.
Hotel Essex Providing 274 Rooms For First Responders Fighting Coronavirus Outbreak“We must do everything we can to be responsive to the needs of our heroes on the front lines of this fight," Mayor Lightfoot said.
COVID-19 Testing Site Open For People Over 60 In ChicagoA coronavirus testing site in Chicago's Dunning neighborhood is the first one open to the public, Chicago Fire officials say.
Chicago's First Responders Working With Department Of Public Health On New Pandemic PracticesWhile many are staying home to stay safe, first responders cannot.
Coronavirus In Chicago: 6 CPD Officers, 5 Members Of CFD Test Positive For COVID-19“All of them are in great spirits, and tremendous people. They’re very, very brave. They want to get through this and back to work, every one of them,” Police Supt. Charlie Beck said.
Source Says Second Member Of Chicago Fire Department Tests Positive For CoronavirusChicago Fire Department sources told CBS 2 Wednesday night that a second member of the department has tested positive for coronavirus.
Concerns Grow Among Firefighters After CFD Paramedic Tests Positive For CoronavirusAt least one Chicago firefighter is refusing to go on call Wednesday morning amid growing concerns about the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Chicago Fire Department Paramedic Tests Positive For COVID-19The mayor did not say where firefighter or paramedic is stationed, but said the firehouse is being cleaned as a result of the confirmed COVID-19 case.
Chicago Area First Responders Prepare For Coronavirus"You're going to have firefighters more than likely dressed up with masks, goggles, gowns and that's per the recommendations of the CDC."
Thick Smoke Over Lake Shore Drive Confuses Firefighters Trying To Find The SourceFire crews rushing to figure out the source on Lower Wacker Drive. The battalion chief on scene saying they were sent to the wrong place at first.
Fire Commissioner: Don't Admit No Ambulances Are Available On DispatchRecently, 911 Center dispatchers were juggling calls from the public and even first responders needing ambulance assistance, but were told no ambulances were available.
Five Shot, One Dead In Market In Grand Crossing NeighborhoodAn 18-year-old woman is dead and four other people were injured in a shooting in a market in the Grand Crossing neighborhood late Monday, police said.