Some Dental Offices Now Charging COVID-19 FeeDentists across the state are tacking on surcharge fees that some are calling personal protective equipment fees.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Second Shipment Of PPE From China Arriving At O'Hare Airport TodayGov. JB Pritzker has said Illinois is competing with other states, the federal government, and even foreign countries for PPE in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic; while also trying to avoid being scammed by those selling bogus supplies.
Protective Equipment Costs Increase Over 1,000% Amid Competition And Surge In DemandThe federal government's Strategic National Stockpile has nearly emptied and states have been left to find PPE supplies on their own.
Federal Courts In Central Illinois Empty Stores, Donate Masks To COVID-19 FightOfficials said courts throughout the district donated nearly 500 protective masks to healthcare providers aiding those affected by the illness caused by the coronavirus.
237 Chicago Police Officers Test Positive For COVID-19; 8.2% Of Force Off Sick, Supt. SaysThere are now 237 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Chicago Police Department and just over 1,000 members called in sick Saturday.
Illinois Comptroller's Office Finds Itself Paying $3.5 Million For PPE In McDonald's Parking Lot During Coronavirus CrisisAs the number of cases of COVID-19 climbs, so does the demand for personal protective equipment, or PPE.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Police Thank Donors Who Have Provided Meals And Supplies In Fight Against COVID-19Lightfoot also again extended her condolences to the family of CPD Officer Marco DiFranco, who died early Thursday from the novel coronavirus.
Medical Students Launch Drive To Collect Personal Protective Equipment For Health Care Workers On COVID-19 Front LinesThey’re not ready to work on the front lines just yet, but some medical students from Northwestern University are not letting that stop them from joining in the push to help protect our doctors and nurses.
Local Manufacturers Stepping Up To Produce Personal Protective Equipment For Hospitals, First RespondersThey're doing what they can to help as COVID-19 eats up resources across the country. CBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas shows us how it all comes together.