More Essential Workers In Illinois To Qualify For COVID-19 Vaccines Starting MondayThe expansion won't cover the city of Chicago and the Cook County suburbs, which are setting their own eligibility rules for vaccines.
Chicago Library Workers Want COVID Vaccine, Even Though They're Not Prioritized Under Phase 1BThey said between October and December of last year, the number of COVID-19 cases among CPL employees rose by more than 1000%.
COVID Vaccines Not Getting To Everyone In The 1B Group; 'We Come To Work Every Day. We Are Exposed To The Elements'The Chicago Fire Department said one thousand of its members have had at least the first shot. Five hundred workers have received the second dose.
Chicago Mural Near Ida B. Wells And Dearborn Honors Essential WorkersThe project began last Friday, and is scheduled to be finished by Thursday.
In Rush To Reopen, Many Blacks Feel Their Safety IgnoredMany will face an untenable choice: go back to work or face unemployment with no benefits, said Antonio Lightfoot, an organizer for the Workers Center for Racial Justice in Chicago.
South Loop School Reopens To Provide Childcare For Essential WorkersSince students and staff will be there, in person, there will be special measures to lessen the risk of COVID-19 transmission. They include required facial masks, wellness and temperature checks and strict distancing of students and staff.
Local Grocery Store Manager Says Essential Workers Are Sitting Ducks In COVID-19 PandemicOn Tuesday night, a Chicago area store manager said she and other essential workers are sitting ducks.
CBS 2 Fact-Check: Car Dealerships, Landscapers, Dispensaries - Who Stays Open During COVID-19 Crisis?Dispensaries are outlined in the order under "healthcare and public health operations." However, the order does not say if this applies to both recreational and medical marijuana users.