The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said over the past week, Illinois has the second highest COVID-19 case count in the U.S., and that has local doctors paying close attention. CBS 2’s Steven Graves on Sunday asked how hospitals were preparing.

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COVID-19 Cases Surging In Illinois, But Doctors Emphasize We Know More About VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said over the past week, Illinois has the second highest COVID-19 case count in the U.S., and that has local doctors paying close attention. CBS 2’s Steven Graves on Sunday asked how hospitals were preparing.
Some Suburban Restaurants To Continue Indoor Dining Despite BanStarting Friday, DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties are ordered by Gov. JB Pritzker to stop all indoor service at bars and restaurants. But as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday evening, not every bar and restaurant intends to listen.
COVID-19 Uptick Means Changes For Some Suburban School DistrictsAmid a steep rise on COVID-19 cases, the Highland Park School District in Lake County emailed parents Tuesday saying it is switching to all remote learning. Students' return to the classroom will also be delayed for some DuPage County schools.
Are Reminders To Mask Up And Social Distance Becoming White Noise?Let’s be honest – COVID fatigue is real, and if you have it, you’re not alone. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey spent the day Tuesday asking whether the strategy to get the word out is still working.
City Officials Issue Serious Warning About COVID-19 In ChicagoFacing a "very concerning increase" in COVID-19 cases not only in Chicago but across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned that the city might be forced to move back to some Phase 3 restrictions soon if the city can't get get the outbreak under better control. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues Warning Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases In ChicagoAn alarming rise in the rate of COVID-19 infections in Chicago had Mayor Lori Lightfoot warning that restrictions could be reimposed if the city does not get it together. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Diners To Wear Masks At RestaurantsAmid the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor emphasized the importance of wearing masks at restaurants both to save lives and keep Chicago restaurants open.
New Surgery Helps Scoliosis Patients Get Back On Feet FasterCBS News' Nancy Chen followed one teen's journey and shows us how it has helped her return to her love of dance.
COVID-19 Saliva Screening Begins At La Grange School District 105Screening for coronavirus has begun in a west suburban school district, as part of an effort to keep schools open in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Suburban School District Set To Implement Voluntary COVID-19 Screening ProgramLa Grange School District 105 is hoping voluntary COVID-19 saliva screeners can keep students in the classroom. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
U Of C's Booth School Of Business Going Remote After COVID-19 CasesMore than 100 students attended an off-campus party and some of them contracted COVID-19. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Contact Tracing Has Involved Tens Of Thousands Of Phone Calls In Suburban CountiesTiming is crucial when it comes to positive COVID-19 cases and effective contract tracing – and we’re learning that means tens of thousands of phone calls at the county level. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
President Trump Rides Past Supporters As He Fights COVID-19President Donald Trump said he has learned a lot about COVID-19, and meanwhile, the White House physician said the president’s blood oxygen level dropped to concerning levels twice in recent days. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports.
More Questions Than Answers About President Trump's COVID-19 DiagnosisAs President Donald Trump receives treatment, more questions keep cropping up about the timeline of his diagnosis. CNN’s Emily Schmidt reports.
The Chicago Connection To Remdesivir, Drug Being Administered To President Trump For COVID-19There is a local Chicago tie to the drug that is being administered to President Donald Trump is using to recover from COVID-19. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
White House Says President Trump 'Not Out Of The Woods Yet' With COVID-19President Donald Trump said he was feeling better in a video recorded Saturday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports.
Questions Surround Timeline Of President Trump's COVID-19 DiagnosisPresident Donald Trump remains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center with COVID-19, and there are questions about the timeline of his diagnosis. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports.
President Trump, First Lady To Quarantine After Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s closest aides, has tested positive for COVID-19, and now President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are beginning the quarantine process. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Tamale Guy Released From Hospital After Battle With COVID-19There was a happy homecoming Thursday for Claudio Velez, known to many Chicagoans as the Tamale Guy, who was hospitalized with COVID-19.
Illinois COVID-19 Guidelines For Halloween Don't Allow Haunted HousesNew COVID-19 rules for Halloween in Illinois mean haunted houses are getting the news that they should close down. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Illinois COVID-19 Guidelines For Halloween Don't Allow Haunted HousesNew COVID-19 rules for Halloween in Illinois mean haunted houses are getting the news that they should close down. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
COVID-19 Cases On Rise In Numerous StatesOver the past week, the U.S. averaged about 43,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, up 24 percent from the average two weeks ago. CBS News’ Lilia Luciano reports.
Promise For Plastic Made From PeasMicroplastics are a big polluter of oceans and waterways, and single-use plastic items are a significant factor. CBS News’ Ian Lee shows us a possible breakthrough solution made from a tiny green vegetable.
U.S. Reaches 6.8 Million COVID-19 CasesStates that suffered the most are recovering, but infections are still rising in others. CBS News’ Tom Hanson reports.

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