Congressman Danny Davis Backs Loretto Hospital Amid Vaccine Scandal; 'There Are Efforts Underway To Correct Whatever Those Problems Have Been'"We want to undergird this institution with confidence and with enough support that it does not become a marginal hospital,” Davis said.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Calls For Independent Investigation Of Loretto Hospital Vaccine ScandalLightfoot said there must be an independent probe of Loretto to determine how every dose was allocated, and the findings of that investigation should be presented to the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Top Loretto Hospital Official Dr. Anosh Ahmed Out Amid COVID Vaccine ScandalA top official at Loretto Hospital on the city’s West Side has resigned, amid a controversy in which the hospital arranged vaccinations for ineligible but well-connected people.
Illinois State Rep. La Shawn Ford Resigns From Loretto Hospital Board Over Vaccine Scandal"I strongly disagreed with how the reprimand of the hospital leadership was handled," Ford said. The hospital hasn't said how two top executives were punished for providing vaccines to connected people who aren't yet eligible.
Loretto Hospital Officials Reprimanded Over Vaccine Scandal; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'I Fear That We're Going To Be Hearing More Stories'Loretto Hospital President & CEO George Miller publicly posted a video announcing vaccinations at his church, Valley Kingdom Ministries International in Oak Forest, more than 30 miles away from the West Side community that Miller said in December needed these vaccines the most.
City Halts Vaccine Supply For Loretto Hospital For Giving Shots To Ineligible Trump Tower Workers, Judges, CEO's ChurchLoretto has acknowledged providing vaccine doses to dozens of Trump Tower workers, some Cook County judges, and about 200 members of the hospital CEO’s church, even though they were not yet eligible to be inoculated.
70 Hotel Workers Mistakenly Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At Trump Tower Mass Vaccination Event Before They Were EligibleHotel workers are not eligible for the vaccine until Phase 1C at the end of the month.
Chicago's Loretto Hospital Vaccinates First Patients In The City Against COVID: 'It Actually Hurts Less Than The Flu Shot'The freshly vaccinated will spend Tuesday night signing up for check-in texts with the state and for the second shot in 21 days.
Chicago's West Side Gets The Vaccine First: 'So Many People Have Died Here Because Of COVID In The Community'"We were seeing it once COVID hit immediately Austin and West Garfield Park were hit hardest."
Person Shot On Eisenhower Expressway Near Laramie AvenueA person was shot Tuesday evening on the Eisenhower Expressway on the city’s West Side.