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."
Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step."
City On Pace To Move To Next Phase Of Reopening On July 1“COVID-19 has not gone away. We’re not out of this,” Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Friday afternoon.
Lightfoot : Phase 3 In Chicago Begins June 3The mayor said specific city services, including library and park districts, will reopen the following week on June 8.
Chicago To Spend $56 Million Hiring Hundreds Of COVID-19 Contact TracersDr. Arwady and the mayor said contact tracers will make $20 an hour, supervisors $24 an hour. No prior experience is required. And all who take part will be trained not only in the skills needed to contact trace, but the attitude as well.
Lightfoot: COVID-19 Phase 3 Starts In Early June; Restaurants, Salons, Can Open With Restrictions
Lightfoot: $1.2 Million For COVID-19 Mental Health Project, No Date To Reopen Lakefront"I'm very worried about a spike and a surge in cases when we do open back up. And so we're going to work to try to mitigate against that."
Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening"Based on the numbers we are seeing, if these businesses don't open soon, many will be forced to close their doors entirely. I want you to know we are doing everything we can to keep that from happening."
COVID-19 To Peak In Chicago In May, Cases On The Rise In City's Latinx Community"We are not yet coming down. We expect to see that peak in May."
Lightfoot: New COVID-19 App Will Provide Info, Preregister Residents For Future Vaccine"It's really the first app of its kind. And it will advise residents what to do if they experience symptoms, where to seek medical care, how to connect to testing."
Beck, Lightfoot On Stay At Home Order: Citations To Be Issued, Parks Could Be Shut Down"At worst, we will take you into custody."
You Paid For It: The Economic Impact Of Coronavirus"Just at the Chicago Department of Public Health, we were spending $150,000 a week on our costs. Which is a lot."