Chicago Area Hospital Workers Concerned About COVID-19 Spikes“It is grueling and certainly is a challenge for people who have put themselves on the front lines to be caregivers every day.”
Local Nurse Teaming Up To Provide Phone Chargers In Hospitals For COVID-19 PatientsWhen COVID patients have to rush to the hospital, many times, one key item is forgotten.
Hospitals Take Huge Financial Hits Because Of COVID-19"It has an impact on the viability of the entire community."
Printing Out A Solution For The COVID-19 Problem"Every day a new person is showing up and it's a completely selfless act."
Local Nurse Says Safety At His Hospital Is Inadequate Amid Coronavirus PandemicWhile the State of Illinois continues to get more gear for health care workers in hospitals across our area for the coronavirus pandemic, CBS 2 is hearing it is not getting to nurses fast enough.
Coronavirus in Illinois: Small Clinics Struggle To Stay Open While Keeping Medical Staff Safe"Yes, it's scary but this is what we signed up to do."
Illinois Hospitals: We Need More Medical Supplies“With continuing uncertainties about global and U.S. supplies of face masks, we urgently need to find alternative supplies, no matter where they are, so our hospitals can continue to provide life-saving care to current and future COVID-19 patients.”
First Responders, Hospitals Take Precautions To Fight Spread Of CoronavirusThe pressure to respond to the coronavirus pandemic falls not just on hospital workers, but also on our first responders – and ensuring they are protected when answering the call.
New Law Requires Hospital Emergency Rooms To Partner With Sex Assault Victim Advocates By June 1A new law is in effect requiring advocates for sex assault victims in hospital emergency rooms, but not all hospitals are on board yet.
Baking Soda Scarcity Concerns Hospitals, Which Use It For DrugsThe breakdown in the supply chain started last September at a manufacturing plant in North Carolina and has since rippled throughout the pharmaceutical industry.
Illinois Sees Increase In Flu, Hospitals Place Temporary Visitor RestrictionsThe Illinois Department of Public Heath recommends hospitals to place temporary visitor-restriction polices that restrict children under 18 from visiting acute-care hospitals due to bad flu season.
2 Investigators: City, State Assumed The Other Was Inspecting Hospital KitchensCBS 2's Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.
Romeoville Company Says Device Can Protect Health Care Workers Transporting PatientsA Chicago area company has joined the effort to stop the spread of Ebola. It has created a device that the company says would protect health care workers as they take patients to hospitals.
Advocate, NorthShore Hospitals To MergeAdvocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.