Cook County To Release 10,000 New First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments FridayCook County Health will release about 10,000 first dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Friday at 12 p.m.
COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Highest One-Day Death Toll In More Than A MonthThe Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,581 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases on Thursday, as well as 40 new deaths. It's the most deaths reported in a single day since March 11.
White Sox Place Dylan Cease On Injured List; He Has Not Tested Positive For COVID-19, But Is Showing SymptomsThe White Sox have put starting pitcher Dylan Cease on the 10-day injured list.
COVID-19 UK Variant Cases Up 31% In Illinois In One Week; Still Stopped By VaccineA new facility in Chicago is doing more and better tracking of the COVID-19 variants in Illinois, but experts say it is just more potent -- easier to spread -- but luckily still stopped by vaccine.
COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 3 Million Residents Fully Vaccinated, But Cases And Hospitalizations Still Up Significantly Over Past MonthThe Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,028,415 people in Illinois have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday night, accounting for 23.77% of the population.
Johnson & Johnson Pause Impacting Vaccination Sites Across IllinoisAn emergency meeting Wednesday will discuss whether it's safe to continue giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, after it was linked to blood clots and paused by the CDC.
IHSA Board Rules That Masks Will No Longer Be Required For Illinois Student Athletes In Low-Risk SportsA big change in COVID-19 mitigation policy has been issued for high school athletes in Illinois.
6 Members Of Cubs' Traveling Party Now On COVID-Related List; Manager David Ross Says Coaches Driver And Young Were Vaccinated, But Not FullySix members of the Cubs’ traveling party are now on baseball's COVID-related list, and the Cubs clubhouse is on full alert.
Cubs Pitcher Kyle Hendricks Scratched From Starting Lineup On Tuesday, Said He Wasn't Feeling WellWith the team facing a COVID-19 scare, Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night after the right-hander indicated he wasn't feeling well.
UChicago Medicine's Dr. Emily Landon Has Message For Those Who Might Be Worried After Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Is 'Paused'Dr. Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist from UChicago Medicine, joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards Tuesday evening to explain what she would tell people who have doubts because of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause.
City Pausing Vaccination Program For Homebound Seniors, And Other Clinics That Rely On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid Federal Review Of Blood Clots"I expect not just in the city but across the country, we'll see some drop in the rate of vaccinations as a result of this," Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday,
COVID In Illinois: 3,193 New Cases, 17 Additional Deaths
Cook County To Release 35,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Tuesday AfternoonCook County Health will release 35,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Tuesday.
Staffer In Gov. Pritzker's Office Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Getting First Dose Of VaccineThe importance of getting the second-dose of one of the two-dose coronavirus vaccine was reinforced Monday, as a staffer in Gov. JB Pritzker’s office tested positive for the virus after getting their first dose.
Cubs Bullpen Coach Chris Young Tests Positive For COVID-19, Leading To Worry About Possible OutbreakCubs bullpen coach Chris Young has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to concerns about a possible outbreak.