Some Suburban Cook County Residents Have Struggled To Find COVID Shots For The Homebound; County Says 'Modest' Program Now Up And RunningWith more and more people becoming eligible for the COVID vaccine, we’re asking – what about those who can’t get to a pharmacy or other vaccination sites?
Some Business Owners Recoil At Warning That New Mitigations On Indoor Dining Could Be Coming Amid COVID-19 Spike In Suburban Cook CountyThis Easter weekend, business owners are upset about more COVID-19 mitigations that could come this week.
Cook County Health Officials Issue Warning About Rising COVID-19 Cases, Possible Tighter RestrictionsCook County health officials on Saturday issued a warning about rising COVID-19 cases.
Mixed Reaction To 'Virtual Waiting Room' For People Looking To Sign Up For COVID Vaccine Through Cook CountyCook County released 25,000 first-dose coronavirus vaccine appointments Sunday for phases 1A to 1B+. The Cook County Department of Public Health on Sunday also debuted a new “virtual waiting room."
ONLY ON 2: Few Masks Seen, Dance Floor Reportedly Open At Large Wedding In Niles; Cook County Health Officials InvestigateThe Cook County Department of Public Health on Thursday night was investigating a large wedding held this week in Niles.
With COVID-19 On The Rise, Suburban Cook County Announces Guidance On Bars, Gyms, Home GatheringsWith coronavirus cases on the rise in suburban Cook County, the Cook County Department of Public Health has issued more restrictive guidelines when it comes to certain settings.
Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First RespondersFirst responders at suburban police departments like in Hazel Crest say the list is crucial for their safety. Meanwhile residents argue it is an invasion of their medical privacy.
Whooping Cough Cases Reported At 3 Suburban SchoolsA dozen cases of highly contagious whooping cough have been reported at two high schools and a middle school in the northwest suburbs.
Five Infants From Palatine Daycare Center Diagnosed With MeaslesCook County and Illinois public health officials have begun investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to a daycare center in Palatine.
Flu Cases In Suburban Cook County On The RiseIn the past week, the Cook County Department of Public Health has seen a 32 percent increase in emergency room visits in suburban Cook County for cases of the flu, or flu-like symptoms, when compared to the week before.
Oak Lawn Woman Is Cook County's First 2014 West Nile CaseThe Oak Lawn resident became ill earlier this month but did not require hospitalization, according to the Cook County Department of Public Health. She is recovering at home.
Best Places To Get Free Check-ups, Immunizations And Vaccinations In ChicagoWith many families struggling to receive health care services, it's important to note there are a number of facilities that provide free or low cost health services for children, adults and elderly patients.
State Sees First Human Cases Of West Nile VirusThe West Nile virus is back. State health officials have confirmed two human cases in the northwest suburbs.
At Least 50 Illness Cases Linked To Bob Chinn'sThe Cook County Department of Public Health says that at least 50 cases of gastrointestinal illness have been connected to eating at a large northwest suburban restaurant.
Study: Huge Gap In Breast Cancer Death Rate In South SuburbsAfrican American women in the south suburbs are 300 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women in the same area. It's a number that has left long time doctors and researchers stunned.