NorthShore University Health System To Require COVID-19 Vaccination For Employees By Oct. 31NorthShore University Health System employees must now be vaccinated by Oct. 31.
More And More Chicago Bars, Restaurants, And Other Businesses Are Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination For EntryA growing number of city businesses are starting to require proof of vaccination before entry.
School Supplies, COVID Testing And Vaccines Made Available At Back-To-School Health Fair In Oak ParkIn another sure sign that back-to-school season is here, backpacks and school supplies were given away Saturday in Oak Park.
FDA Authorizes Third COVID-19 Doses For The Immunocompromised, And For Many, It Can't Come Soon EnoughFor many Illinoisans, getting COVID-19 vaccine shots didn’t mean much. They are the immunocompromised, whose bodies do not build antibodies like an average person’s would. But as CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Thursday night, a third chance at getting protected has arrived.
Some Illinois Parents Want Remote Learning For Their Kids Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, But State Is Mandating Return To ClassroomsRising COVID-19 rising numbers are one of the reasons some parents are pushing to keep their kids home this upcoming school year. But the Illinois Board of Education is mandating students return to classrooms.
Illinois Launches New Vax Verify Portal For State Residents To Check COVID-19 Vaccination RecordsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday announced it is launching a new immunization portal called Vax Verify, which will allow Illinois residents 18 and over to check their COVID-19 vaccination records.
Dozens Of COVID-19 Cases Reported At Covenant Living In Windsor Park Nursing Home In Carol Stream, Despite High VaccinationDozens of COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed at a sprawling north suburban nursing home – despite 90 percent of the residents there being vaccinated.
Former Cub Anthony Rizzo Becomes 4th Yankees Player In Past Week To Test Positive For COVID-19Former Cub Anthony Rizzo has tested positive for COVID-19.
Illinois Reports Highest COVID Infection Rate Since January, Most New Cases Per Day In 3 MonthsIllinois is averaging 2,392 new cases per day over the past week, the highest daily case rate since May 7.
Bears Training Camp: Tight End Jimmy Graham Frustrated Over NFLPA Proposal For Daily COVID-19 Testing For Vaccinated PlayersFour Chicago Bears players remained on the COVID-19 reserve list as of Thursday, and potential changes to COVID protocols have one Bear upset and speaking out.
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.
Dr. Dog, Band Set To Perform At The Metro This Fall, Has Its Own Internal COVID-19 ProtocolsLive music is returning – but when it comes to vaccination requirements, each venue plays a slightly different tune. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas spoke with an artist performing at the Metro on Clark Street near Wrigley Field about that venue's plan to ramp up the rules.
Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb“Far too few school districts have chosen to follow the Centers for Disease Control prescriptions for keeping students and staff safe,” Pritzker said Wednesday afternoon.
State Of Illinois Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Data Available For Long-Term Care Facility Residents And StaffWith COVID-19 cases on the rise in Illinois, the state’s Department of Public Health has now made vaccination data publicly available for residents and staff in long-term care facilities.
Lake County School Districts Say They Will Obey Mask Mandate Announced By Gov. Pritzker, But Some Express ConcernsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced a new statewide mask mandate for all Illinois public and private schools. Some suburban school districts were in the process of deciding whether to require masks, until the decision was made for them with Pritzker’s announcement.