Coronavirus In Illinois: Grocery Stores To Step Up Social Distancing EffortsGov. JB Pritzker has outlined new measures to help protect grocery shoppers and clerks from the spread of COVID-19.
Hospitals Setting Up Tents To Help With COVID-19 Cases, But Weekend Storms Bring New ThreatTents are becoming a new fixture outside hospital emergency rooms. It's the new reality in the time of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Chicago: 89 Inmates, 12 Staff At Cook County Jail Test Positive For COVID-19The cases among inmates more than doubled in one day. There were 38 cases as of Friday.
FDA Authorizes 15-Minute Coronavirus Test From Abbott LabsThe new diagnostic test could accelerate testing in the United States, allowing for rapid results in doctors' offices.
Coronavirus In Indiana: 7 More COVID-19 Deaths, 290 New Confirmed CasesThe state’s number of confirmed cases has jumped nearly 10 times what was reported a week earlier, even as testing remains largely limited to those seriously ill and medical workers.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Chicago To Suspend Collection Of Bag Tax From Retailers; State's Grocery Stores To Soon Prohibit Reusable BagsThe move means groceries, pharmacies, and other retailers who are required to collect the tax won’t have to send the money to the city until April 30.
Lightfoot Urges Chicago Residents Use Smart911 App Amid Coronavirus OutbreakWith first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is urging people to help protect them by using the SMART911 app.
Another Chance Church In Roseland Seeking Donations To Help Feed 1,000 Families For A MonthAnother Chance Church says a donation of $85 will provide one box of food and supplies for a family.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Still Working To Address Bottleneck Of Unemployment Claims; 'We've Never Seen This Kind Of Application Deluge'“We've asked people to stagger their application processes, their calls, as well as their online applications, because frankly the systems weren't built, nor was the staffing built to withstand this kind of onslaught,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 465 New Cases, 13 More Deaths; Infant Among FatalitiesAn infant and a state employee at the Department of Human Services were among the fatalities announced Saturday.
COVID-19 Testing Site Open For People Over 60 In ChicagoA coronavirus testing site in Chicago's Dunning neighborhood is the first one open to the public, Chicago Fire officials say.
Inmates Likely To Compete For Resources During Spread Of COVID-19And as cases of COVID-19 spread through prisons, medical resources you or a loved one might need at your local hospitals will be up for grabs.
Crime Numbers Have Dropped During Stay-At-Home Order But Activist Fears It Won't LastAs coronavirus cases increase, crime numbers in Chicago are decreasing.
Abbott Labs Has New Rapid Test For COVID-19The FDA approved a new rapid test developed by Abbott that can deliver results in five minutes. The ID Now tests will be available next week.
Police Emphasize Stay-At-Home Order Mandates Essential Travel OnlyThe current statewide stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus applies to our roads, too.