COVID-19 In Illinois: Case Count Declines For 3rd Consecutive Week; Infection Rate Lowest Since July
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeChicago city leaders hope a new campaign will boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. But health professionals say it is still going to take time.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Woman Accused Of Having Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Card In Hawaii, After She Misses Virtual Court HearingAn arrest warrant has been issued in Hawaii for an Oak Lawn woman who is accused of having a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccine card, after authorities said she missed her virtual court hearing.
Abbott COVID Test-Manufacturing Facility Going Back Online In GurneeAbbott Labs is putting its Gurnee COVID test-manufacturing facility in Gurnee back online.
State Data Show One Chicago Nursing Home Has Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Staff Vaccinated Against COVID-19Some local nursing homes have an alarmingly low level of workers who are vaccinated against COVID-19. As CBS 2’s Chris Tye reported Tuesday, the clock is ticking for health care workers to get vaccinated in Illinois by next month.
CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook Answers Questions About Kids And The COVID-19 VaccinePfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for kids ages 5 to 11. It is welcome news for many, but it also triggers a lot of questions. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins us with some answers on that, and on other issues surrounding the state of the pandemic.
After Bout With COVID-19, Jacqueline Jackson, Wife Of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Encourages People To Get VaccinatedAfter a stay in intensive care with COVID-19, Jacqueline Jackson – the wife of the Rev. Jesse Jackson – is encouraging everyone to get vaccinated.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Statewide Coronavirus Cases Drop For Second Consecutive WeekThe latest surge of new COVID-19 cases in Illinois appears to be slowing, as new statewide infections have dropped for the second week in a row, and hospitalizations also are beginning to decline.
No ICU Beds Left In Southern Illinois Due To COVID-19Southern Illinois as of Thursday had no intensive care beds available as the coronavirus ravages the area.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID Vaccine Or Negative Test Requirement; Vaccines Made Available To All On SiteThose who come to Riot Fest in Douglass Park must either present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entering.
Hospitalized 4 Months With COVID-19, Oak Forest Grandmother Leaves Hospital Following Double Lung TransplantLaura Bratlien had COVID-19 and her lungs failed, and doctors told her husband she was going to die. But she has proven to be a true survivor.
Daniel Zizumbo Elementary School In Archer Heights Goes To Remote Learning Due To COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 cases have forced a Southwest Side charter school to close.
Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsIn mid-July, conventions and big events like the Chicago Auto Show returned to McCormick Place. We saw big crowds and few masks, and didn't think much of it. But just afterward, the Delta variant of the coronavirus spread, and the world took a U-turn back to strict COVID protocols.
Crete-Monee Middle School Teacher Cherie Garza, 39, Dies 2 Months After Contracting COVID-19A 39-year-old teacher at Crete-Monee Middle School in the south suburbs has died two months after contracting COVID-19.
CPS Parents, Students Rally Over Complaints About School Bus Service, COVID-19 Contact Tracing, And Other 'System Failures'A group of Chicago Public Schools parents and students rallied in Logan Square Monday, saying they are fed up with what they call “multiple” system failures at CPS.