Moderna Says Third COVID-19 Shot Will Likely Be Necessary This Fall, But Some Chicago Doctors Don't Agree It's Needed YetA third shot in the arm of COVID-19 vaccine? That is what Moderna suggested Thursday for this fall as cases rise, but some doctors are not on board with the idea at this time.
Union Workers With Cook County Health On Strike Over Wages, Health Benefits FridayUnion workers with Cook County Health hit the picket lines Friday over wages, health benefits and other issues.
More Than 120 Kids Under 18 Have Been Shot In Chicago So Far This Year, In A Crisis With Wide-Ranging EffectsWe have been looking into how many children are falling victim to gun violence - whether targeted or by accident. CBS 2’s Steven Graves looked into the numbers Wednesday.
Tinley Park COVID-19 Vaccination Site To Offer Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Site Starting WednesdayThose who would rather have the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine can get it at the Tinley Park mass vaccination site starting on Wednesday.
Walk-Ins Will Be Allowed At All Cook County COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Starting MondayNo appointment needed - suburban Cook County health leaders want you to know it will be easier than ever to get your COVID-19 shot.
Cook County Health Offers Walk-In COVID Vaccines At Tinley Park, Matteson Mass Vaccination Sites Through SaturdayYou have until Saturday evening to take advantage of this pilot program for walk-in COVID vaccinations.
State, Local Health Departments Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid CDC, FDA ReviewState and local health departments have begun pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine until the FDA and CDC complete their review of blood clot cases, officials announced Tuesday.
Text Messages From Cook County Health Asking For Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Get Mistaken For Scams -- But They Aren'tWhen a viewer reached out to us about a text from Cook County asking for a picture of their vaccination record card - they thought was a scam - and so did we.
Hundreds Of Cook County Workers Stage One-Day Strike, Demanding Pandemic PayThe Cook County Health workers, Sheriff's office civilian employees, and Cook County Clerk's office workers represented by SEIU Local 73 walked off the job at 6 a.m., accusing the county of walking out on negotiations.
A Drug That Reverses Opioid Overdoses Has Become Easier To AccessDespite its life-saving abilities, naloxone’s accessibility remains scarce. But it is being distributed in an unlikely place – Cook County Jail.
At Issue: County Hospitals Resisting Efforts To Cut Budget Any FurtherA few county commissioners seem incredulous that, in a budget of $2.5 billion, the county hospital system cannot find $25 million in cuts.
Commissioners Look To Make Cuts In County's Health Care SystemSome commissioners seem to be looking hard for deeper cuts to make in the massive Cook County Health and Hospitals System.
Chicago's Mental Health Clinics: Doing More With LessChicago's health director says more mental health services are now available for residents even though there are fewer city-run clinics.
Cook County To Expand Mental Health Treatment, Open Triage CenterCook County has announced a plan to expand its mental health services, including a new triage center to ease crowding at Cook County Jail, and hoping to fill a void in behavioral health treatment after years of budget cuts and closures.
County Health Facilities To Screen For Families Who Are 'Food Insecure'Cook County has launched a two-year program to try to better identify people who have trouble putting food on the table for their families and getting them help.