No Plans To End COVID Contact Tracing Program On Which State Of Illinois Has Been Spending MillionsContact tracing was touted as one of the most important tools to stop the spread of the pandemic. The State of Illinois spent, and continues to spend, millions on it. But we wanted to know - how long will that continue?
Still No States In Top Tier Of Chicago's Emergency Travel OrderEvery U.S. state and territory remains in the "yellow" tier of the city's emergency travel order, meaning they are averaging fewer than 15 cases per 100,000 residents.
In A Sign Of The Times, Suburban Mask And PPE Stores Closing As State Enters Full ReopeningOn Friday, the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago are entering a full reopening – with full capacity for sports games, businesses, and restaurants. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday night, entering this phase means a bittersweet farewell for some.
'I'm Feeling So Thankful To Chicago:' Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady On Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, Next Steps With PandemicAt long last, the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois will fully reopen from coronavirus restrictions on Friday. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady joined CBS 2’s Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent live Thursday on “Hour 18.”
COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery Is Coming To Illinois; Ohio, Which Already Has One, Says It WorksWhether you've chosen to be vaccinated or not, it's clear we all have our reasons why. But if you're not in a hurry to get your first dose, would money change your mind?
CDC Issues Warning About Salmonella In Breaded, Stuffed Chicken Products; 6 Cases In IllinoisMake sure you are cooking breaded and stuffed chicken products thoroughly – that is the message after an outbreak of salmonella.
With No States Now In Top Tier Of Chicago's COVID Travel Restrictions, Hope Builds For Tourism RevivalIn a phenomenon we haven’t seen in nearly a year, there are no more COVID-19 travel restrictions for Chicago.
New Owners Say They Will Keep Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Running As Full-Service Hospital Until At Least 2029The new owners of Chicago’s Mercy Hospital & Medical Center vowed Tuesday that the facility will be full-service until at least 2029.
With Pop-Up Sites Up And Running, Beachgoers Turn Out On Memorial Day For COVID-19 VaccinationsLots of people enjoying the beach this Memorial Day for the first time in more than a year made the trip specifically to get the shot.
Saturday Marks Last Day For Wrigley Field COVID-19 Vaccination SiteSaturday was the last day for the COVID-19 vaccination site at Gallagher Way next to Wrigley Field.
COVID-19 Vaccination Event Held At South Shore Cultural Center; Another One Coming In JuneLeaders in Chicago’s South Shore community want to get more people in the neighborhood protected against COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors Take To Streets, Address People's ConcernsWith more businesses opening up, there is a renewed push to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19.
If You Lose Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card, It Can Be Replaced -- Here's HowCarrying your COVID-19 vaccination record card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention means there is a higher risk of losing it. So what happens if you do?
Crowds Are Turning Out In Chicago Again, But COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Remains UnsteadySunshine, smiles, and the feeling of success – more and more people are venturing out after a year-plus in lockdown. But is the public too confident?
Lake County Fairgrounds Event Combines COVID-19 Vaccinations, School Spirit, And FunCOVID-19 vaccines were combined with school spirit in the far north suburbs on Sunday.