An Expert Weighs In On The Disparities That Have Left Chicago's African-American Community More Vulnerable To COVID-19One number stood out in particular on Monday – 70 percent of those who have died of COVID-19 have been African-American.
South Suburban Man Says He Was Refused Service At Walgreens Drive-Thru After Admitting He's Recovering From COVID-19A south suburban man now recovering from COVID-19 said he tried to be honest about his status, and was refused service at a pharmacy drive-through.
Too Many Disposable Gloves Are Ending Up On Ground Outside Stores During COVID-19 PandemicSome people are wearing gloves to protect themselves while they shop during the coronavirus pandemic – but the problem is that upon leaving the store, they’re tossing those gloves right on the ground.
Hospital Is Not Allowing Nurses To Wear Masks In Thick Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Furious Nurse SaysIn the thick of the COVID-19 crisis, nurses are working long hours – sometimes even a double shift – and yet they say they can’t wear masks.
As CPS Prepares For E-Learning, Organization Steps In For Kids Who Don't Have Digital AccessWhen Gov. JB Pritzker ordered schools closed in Illinois to shut down the nearly 400,000 CPS students were forced to stay home.
Union Says Social Distancing Is Not Happening On CTAWhile social distancing rules forbid groups of 10 or more, drivers cannot pass up passengers just because there are more than 10 people on a bus.
Employees Of Bankrupt Art Van Furniture Have Jobs, Benefits Terminated With COVID-19 Crisis HittingEmployees at the bankrupt Art Van furniture stores were slapped with termination papers amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Dramatic Drop In Reports Prompts Worries That Children Are Being Neglected, Abused During COVID-19 Stay-At-Home OrderAs we practice social distancing to combat the coronavirus, there was some fear and worry Tuesday night that some children are being neglected – if not abused – during the stay-at-home mandate in the fight against coronavirus.
State, Local Lawmakers Furious After Blue Island Shuts Down Police Department Over Coronavirus CaseAmong those who have tested positive for the coronavirus recently in Illinois is a police officer in south suburban Blue Island.
Supplies Run Low At Small Pharmacies During COVID-19 Crisis; Some Think They're Being Shut OutSupplies that are not even related to COVID-19 are running low for mom-and-pop pharmacies.
CTA Bus Drivers Demand More Protection During Coronavirus PandemicWhile the advice is to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic, not everyone has that option.
After 22 People Test Positive For Coronavirus, Officials Must Interview An Estimated 2,000 Others Connected To Willowbrook Care FacilityAfter 22 people have tested for coronavirus at a nursing home in DuPage County, officials must run tests and interview an estimated 2,000 people from one facility.
Some Families With Kids Face Serious Challenges Amid Coronavirus OutbreakNearly 400,000 Chicago Public Schools students and their parents were getting ready Monday night for the schools to shut down – along with other students around Illinois.
Theater, Stadium Workers Concerned As Coronavirus Prompts Limits On GatheringsFrom sports stadiums to stage theaters, venues are closing doors over concerns about coronavirus.
Couple Says They Got Socked With Huge Fee For Canceling Cruise Amid Coronavirus OutbreakPeople who are set to hop on a cruise ship – much like people who are flying – are often feeling like they’re getting the short end when it comes to changes in travel plans.