Coronavirus In Illinois: First 500 Beds In Place At McCormick Place Alternate Treatment Site; COVID-19 Cases Jump To 8,904Crews have assembled 500 rooms and beds; 14 nursing stations; and full support rooms for supply storage, pharmacy needs, and housekeeping at McCormick Place.
Sources: Photo Shows McCormick Place Transformed With Hospital SetupHospital beds, enclosures, and curtains have been set up at McCormick Place as the city prepares it as an alternative care center during the coronavirus epidemic, sources said.
McCormick Place Being Converted To COVID-19 Alternative Care Facility; 500 Beds Arrive On SiteThe first shipment of 500 beds have already arrived.
First 500 Beds Arrive At McCormick Place As It Turns Into Alternative Care Facility During COVID-19 Crisis
Cornavirus In Chicago: Army Corps Gets $15 Million To Build Field Hospital At McCormick Place, Source Tells CBS 2The Army Corps of Engineers has been awarded a $15 million contract to build out a field hospital at McCormick Place convention center to create more beds in the event COVID-19 continues to spread, a federal government sources tells CBS 2.
Plan Could Turn McCormick Place Into Field Hospital Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe CBS 2 Investigators have uncovered a plan to use McCormick Place and three shuttered hospitals to fill the gap in hospital beds.
Coronavirus Worries Prompt Cancellation Of Sweets & Snacks Expo At McCormick PlaceThe Sweets & Snacks Expo became the third McCormick Place conference in one day to announce it will not be held this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
American Library Association Is Latest To Cancel Conference At McCormick Place Due To Coronavirus PandemicThe American Library Association on Tuesday became the latest organization to cancel its conference in Chicago due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In Chicago, COVID-19 Concerns Cancel Another McCormick Place Convention"It is the first time in 100 years that the National Restaurant Association show has not taken place."
2020 National Restaurant Association Show Canceled Amid Coronavirus ConcernsThe 2020 National Restaurant Association Show has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
Another Chicago Convention Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns"The coronavirus is the fear of the unknown. No one knows where this is going to go. The fear of how long is this going to last."
Heavy Economic Impact As Conventions Cancel Amid Coronavirus Concerns"I am going to have a lot of empty seats, I tell you that right now."
International Housewares Association Cancels Trade Show At McCormick Place Due To Coronavirus WorriesThe International Housewares Association’s trade show, which was scheduled to be held at McCormick Place later this month, has been canceled out of concerns about the novel coronavirus
An Inside Look As C2E2 Prepares To OpenC2E2, one of Chicago’s most popular annual conventions, was set to open Friday.
Chicago Conventions Affected By Coronavirus Concerns"We have Purell wipes everywhere. All of our info booths are stocked with disinfectants."