Utah Added To Chicago's Travel Order List, 6 Others Taken OffAs of Tuesday, the city's quarantine list now includes: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Utah.
Arwady: Watching Wisconsin 'With Huge Concern' For Chicago's Travel Quarantine List"My expectation is that we will basically put people on alert for Wisconsin that if they're not able to turn this around. They would be added to the list the following week."
Hawaii, Nebraska, North Carolina On Chicago's Emergency Travel Order, Indiana Very Close To Getting On The List"I want to let Chicagoans know that we have concerns about Indiana, and particularly would encourage you not to travel to college and university towns in Indiana."
Chicago Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady Says Now Is The Time For Preventive Care As Flu Season Approaches Amid COVID-19 PandemicArwady has previously said if Chicago hits 400 cases a day there could be rollbacks in what is open. Right now the average is above 350 and ticking up.
Arizona, North Carolina Off Chicago's Travel Quarantine Order, South Dakota Now On The List"It's important that you pay special attention to the things that we already know work, wearing the mask extra hand washing and sanitizing maintaining the social distancing."
Illinois COVID-19 New Cases: 1,740 With 27 New Deaths"As you start thinking about higher risk activities, particularly if there are folks who are at higher risk within your bubble, I ask everyone in Chicago to do the things that we know work where those face coverings. Keep your physical distance, do the good hand hygiene and protect those among us who are most vulnerable."
Chicago Puts Wisconsin On Its Quarantine List And Violators Face Fines"They can continue to commute in for work, but limited to work."
Arwady: We're Planning 2 To 3 Years For COVID Response In Chicago"I wish I could say that COVID were going to be over shortly, but it's not."
Lightfoot Reinstates Some COVID-19 Restrictions In Chicago For Bars, Gyms“This virus has had a disproportionate impact on Black and Latinx individuals, many of whom are essential workers who have continued to go to work, and we can’t afford to see a resurgence that would mean more cases and more deaths.”
Chicago Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady Talks About Rise In Coronavirus Cases, Ways ForwardWith concerns mounting as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Chicago – particularly among 18- to 29-year-olds, Chicago Department of Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2 Wednesday to about what kind of actions will be coming if problems persist.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns City Might Have To Move Back To Phase 3 If COVID Cases Continue To Rise; 'We Are On The Precipice'“If we continue to see this uptick in cases, we’re going to have no choice but to go back into Phase 3," the mayor said.
Chicago Quarantine Order In Effect At 12:01 a.m. Monday For Those Coming From States With COVID-19 SurgesEffective at 12:01 a.m. Monday, Chicago’s travel quarantine order was set to begin for those coming from states with coronavirus surges.
Are Travel Restrictions Coming Or Going To COVID-19 Hot Spots Effective?"Our goal is first of all to get this message out strongly that's really the most important thing. We want people to be thinking twice about whether now is a time to travel."
Lightfoot: Effective Monday, Travelers Coming Into Chicago From States With COVID-19 Surges Must Self-Quarantine For 14 Days“This order is another important measure in helping us further contain the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago.”
Dr. Arwady, Economic Leaders On COVID-19 Crisis In Chicago"So if there's a zip code, where we see even a slight increase in cases or positivity, we're working very fast to make sure we're driving resources."