Coronavirus In Illinois: First 500 Beds In Place At McCormick Place Alternate Treatment Site; COVID-19 Cases Jump To 8,904Crews have assembled 500 rooms and beds; 14 nursing stations; and full support rooms for supply storage, pharmacy needs, and housekeeping at McCormick Place.
1,209 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Illinois; Gov. JB Pritzker Urges People To Wear Masks Outside: 'A Commonsense Way To Do What’s Right'“There’s a reason that we were raised to cover your mouth or use your elbow when you cough or sneeze. It’s a simple gesture to reduce the number of germs that you spread to those around you,” he said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Taps Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown As Next CPD SuperintendentBrown served more than 30 years on the police force in Dallas before stepping down as chief in 2016.
Chicago Police Narcotics Officer Dies From Coronavirus; 'Tragically, This Officer Gave His Life To This Fight'A Chicago police officer has died of COVID-19, the first coronavirus death for the department.
As Weather Warms Up, Mayor And Police Remind Chicagoans To Avoid Large GroupsMayor Lori Lightfoot said police are prepared to continue enforcing her order shutting down the lakefront, the Chicago Riverwalk, and the 606 trail to prevent a repeat of large crowds risking the spread of COVID-19.
'We've Been Through A Lot': Mayor Lori Lightfoot Reflects On Bittersweet Anniversary Of Election Victory“First and foremost, it’s been the honor of my lifetime,” Lightfoot said Thursday, exactly one year after winning all 50 wards to win the runoff election for mayor.
Amphibious Medics Using Industrial Thermometers To Screen Construction Workers For COVID-19A supervisor at Amphibious Medics said the industrial thermometers can be off by two or three degrees.
Coronavirus In Illinois: State Investigating Hundreds Of Price Gouging Complaints, But Some High Prices At Stores Are LegalStores are bearing the brunt of the blame, but CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas learned the issue of pricing can be a complicated one.
As Census Day Arrives, State And Local Officials Worry Some Communities Will Be Under-CountedThe COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the Census count, and officials already have pushed back the response deadline by two weeks to Aug. 14.
42 New COVID-19 Deaths, Most Reported In One Day In Illinois; 'Don’t Be Terrified, Don’t Be Discouraged'The state now has a total of 6,890 confirmed cases of the virus, and 141 deaths in 56 counties.
Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, HelloBaby Play Center Turns To Virtual Shows For KidsWith many daycares and playgrounds closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, parents across the city are scrambling for things to do.
Gov. JB Pritzker Extends 'Stay At Home' Order And COVID-19 School Closings Through The End Of AprilPritzker's "stay at home" order has been in effect since the evening of March 21, requiring everyone in Illinois to stay indoors, except for essential trips to get groceries, medical supplies, to see a doctor, or for brief exercise outdoors.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 937 New COVID-19 Cases, 26 More Deaths; State Working To Contain Prison OutbreakIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Illinois now has a total of 5,994 cases, including 99 deaths, in 54 counties.
Cook County Medical Examiner's Office Acquires Refrigerated Trailer For COVID-19 BodiesThe refrigerated trailer now stationed in the medical examiner's office parking lot can hold 30 bodies.
United Center Helps Store Food For Greater Chicago Food Depository During COVID-19 CrisisCrews have unloaded several pallets of food on the United Center's arena floor. Those boxes will be distributed to those in need through the Food Depository's various partners.