Olympia Fields Police Detective Back Home After Going On Ventilator With Coronavirus
Brothers Who Recovered From COVID-19 Want To Donate Blood Plasma, Help Others With Their AntibodiesA south suburban family said half of them tested positive, after a gathering earlier this month. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday, the family is now encouraging other survivors to help some of the most critical patients.
Could House Cats Be Vulnerable To COVID-19?Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the veterinary science community has been racing to answer how the virus affects animals.
Face Mask Recommendations Pose New Challenges For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Community"Some people depend on the mouth to communicate for lip reading. Now they’re starting to wear masks as well and I have no idea how much my food costs!"
Group 'RVs For MDs' Looking For Vehicles To Help Those Fighting COVID-19"We desperately need camper owners to come forward, if at all possible."
Chicago EMTs Help Fight COVID-19 In New York"The first ER I went to, it was flooded. You couldn't even walk in there. Patients out in the hallway, inches from each other in beds.," Jimenez said. "Normally they're at least 10 feet from each other. Back to back, almost impossible to walk through."
University Of Chicago Launches Push To Help South Side Families, Businesses During COVID-19 CrisisThe University of Chicago has launched an effort to help South Side families and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Still Working To Address Bottleneck Of Unemployment Claims; 'We've Never Seen This Kind Of Application Deluge'“We've asked people to stagger their application processes, their calls, as well as their online applications, because frankly the systems weren't built, nor was the staffing built to withstand this kind of onslaught,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
School Districts Work To Get Meals To Kids In Need During Coronavirus ClosureWith schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, districts are doing all they can to get meals to those in need.
Chicago Public Schools And Other City Agencies Offering Students Resources During Coronavirus ClosingsWhile the city of Chicago might seem like it’s completely shut down, Chicago Public Schools and some other city agencies are offering students resources and support.
COVID-19 Plans For Chicago Schools: No Closings, Boxed Food For Vaughn FamiliesCBS 2 has learned that a a group of students went through a sort of "drive-thru testing" at the school on Sunday. Parents said they were able to get their children tested from their car seat, which caused less stress. And they hope, less possibility for potential spread.
Ransomware Attack Renders LaSalle County Government Computers UnusableHackers looking to score cash are now targeting the government in LaSalle County, Illinois.
Coronavirus Testing Kits May Be In Short Supply The Department of Health and Human Services promised tens of thousands of testing kits to states around the country but it's not known how many kits will go to Illinois. Right now, the state has roughly 2,200 kits.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Coronavirus Preparedness Plans"Fear can not guide us in this moment. Thoughtfulness and preparations are the rule of the day."
Chicago Area School Districts Putting Together Coronavirus ProtocolsThe Illinois State Board of Education said there have been intense discussions between schools and state and local health departments. And that ultimately, the schools are following their lead.