Pfizer Asks FDA For Emergency Use Authorization For COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 to 11Pfizer officially submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization of their COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. 
Chicago Public Schools To Reduce Quarantine To 10 Days For Close Contacts Of Those Who Test Positive For COVID-19Chicago Public Schools will release new quarantine procedures after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the district has an issue with over-quarantining.
Connecticut Off Chicago Travel Advisory, 47 States Remain
Last Day For City Workers To Get Final Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine For MandateFriday is the last day for Chicago city workers to get their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 
Abbott Labs Reopening Gurnee Plant To Produce More COVID-19 TestsAbbott Labs is going back online, because of an increase in demand in COVID tests.
CTU Holding Rally Wednesday Over COVID-19 Safety Measures At CPS
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek U.S. AuthorizationPfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon.
Thousands Of CPS Students Returning To School Monday Amid New Indoor Mask Mandate, Vaccine RequirementThousands of Chicago Public School students return to school next week amid a new statewide COVID safety requirement. 
More Than 22,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 353,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Son Of Rev. Jesse Jackson And Wife Jacqueline Urge People To Get Vaccinated As Parents Battle COVID-19The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, is urging people to get vaccinated as his parents continue battling COVID-19.
Locals Businesses Enforcing Mask Mandate Now In Effect In ChicagoAnyone over the age of two is required to wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.