Chicago Department Of Public Health To Begin Offering Free Pfizer And Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots Next WeekChicago residents who are eligible for COVID vaccine booster shots will be able to get free Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson shots from Chicago Department of Public Health pop-up clinics and other vaccination events starting Monday.
Advocate Aurora Health Fires 440 Staffers For Failing To Comply With COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementAdvocate Aurora Health has fired about 440 staffers who were noncompliant with the hospital system’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.
CPD Says 21 Officers Not Being Paid After Defying City's COVID Vaccine Mandate; Illinois FOP Castigates Mayor Lightfoot After Reports That She's Trying To Find Replacement OfficersOf those participating, 82% are vaccinated. Those who are unvaccinated can be tested twice a week to continue working thru the end of the year.
Florida, Hawaii, D.C. Removed From Chicago Travel Advisory; List Includes 45 States, 2 Territories
Gov. JB Pritzker Hopes To Lift Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate In Time For HolidaysThe governor has not provided any specific benchmark for when he will lift the state’s mask mandate.
Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting RulesThe Chicago Police Department late Monday was still tabulating how many officers have been stripped of their police powers because they did not report their COVID-19 vaccination status to the city.
More Than A Third Of CPD Staff Missed Vaccine Reporting Deadline; City Could Begin Placing Employees On 'No Pay' Status TodayFriday night was the deadline for all city workers to inform the city of their vaccination status, or face the prospect of being placed on “no pay” status.
Deaths From COVID-19 Like Colin Powell, Who Was Vaccinated, Are Quite Rare, Chicago Doctor SaysFormer Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday due to complications from COVID-19, amid an ongoing battle with cancer. He was fully vaccinated but with several health issues.
City Of Evanston To Enact Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Municipal StaffThe City of Evanston announced Monday that it will enact a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all municipal staff effective Nov. 15.
Chicago Police Union President Estimates More Than 3,000 Officers Defying City's Vaccine Reporting MandateThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has said the city's vaccine mandate is a change to employment policies that must be negotiated with the union.
Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers; Unclear If Order Is Related To Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine MandateChicago Police are restricting time off for officers until further notice.
City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available.
Illinois Health Officials Offer Tips For Celebrating Halloween This Year
Volunteers Helping People Get Through Layers Of Pandemic Hardship With 'Lasagna Love'ou might wonder what pasta has to do with a pandemic, what tough times have to do with lasagna. One organization is trying to help people through recent hardships one dinner at a time.
FOP President Predicts 50% Of CPD Officers Will Stay Home If Mayor Lightfoot Doesn't Back Down From Vaccine Mandate“If you want to send officers home, and risk the safety and security of the citizens of this city, then so be it. It’s not us, it’s you. Our officers want to work,” FOP President John Catanzara said.