Testing for COVID-19 is now open to anyone in Illinois who wants it - symptoms of not - at nearly a dozen state-run facilities. But how will the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost? CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
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How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?Testing for COVID-19 is now open to anyone in Illinois who wants it - symptoms of not - at nearly a dozen state-run facilities. But how will the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost? CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Dealing With Anxiety Amid Pandemic, Civil UnrestJoining CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Irika Sargent to talk about dealing with anxiety and depression is Dr. Crystal Clark, a Northwestern Medicine psychiatrist.
Restaurants Reopening In Suburbs, But Not ChicagoCBS 2's Charlie De Mar has a look at some restaurants reopening with many precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic in Evanston. But across Howard Street, it's still pickup and delivery only.
Audit Finds CTA Trains Not Being Cleaned ProperlyChicago’s ‘L’ trains are supposed to be cleaned thoroughly every day. But an internal audit issued Friday, May 22, finds they’re not being cleaned properly at all. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Immunity Passports For COVID-19? Bioethicist Has DoubtsCould a special type of COVID-19 immunity passport pave the way for some people to return to work, or travel? As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, bioethicists have their doubts.
Researchers: Most States Have Not Met Coronavirus Testing Levels To ReopenCBS News’ Danya Baccuhs reports from Los Angeles on the efforts to balance saving the economy and saving lives.
Family OF El Milagro Worker Takes Issue With Company Over COVID-19The worker is fighting for his life with the disease, the family is told. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
A Salute To Frontline Heroes In The SkyCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports from Weiss Memorial Hospital, where medical staff watched as the Blue Angels flew in their honor overhead.
Rush Nurses In Awe At Sky-High SaluteCBS 2's Marissa Parra talked with nurses at Rush University Medical Center as the Blue Angels flew overhead to honor frontline medical workers.
Daughter Of Patient Says Paul House Has Not Properly Reported COVID-19 CasesOne Chicago woman said she had no idea the Paul House nursing home where her mother lives even had any COVID-19 cases, until she got a call that her mom had tested positive. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Man Leaves Hospital After 34-Day Fight With CoronavirusEric Heumann had to go on a ventilator with his severe case of COVID-19, but on Monday, he was wheeled out of Northwest Community Hospital to his family. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Member Of Gov. Pritzker's Senior Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19The governor has tested negative, but is quarantining at his Chicago home out of an abundance of caution. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Pritzker Talks About Staffer Who Tested Positive For COVID-19Gov. JB Pritzker conducted his daily press briefing from home on Monday, hours after his office said a senior staff member had tested positive for coronavirus. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Mother, Daughter Both Battling COVID-19 In CaliforniaMother’s Day has taken on a whole new meaning for a mother and daughter in California who are both battling COVID-19. CBS News’ Chris Martinez reports.
Many Have Died Of COVID-19 In Care Facilities, Woman Worries Mother May Be NextTrainette Lark's mother, Diane Norwood, is in the Symphony at Midway rehab center and has been diagnosed with COVID-19, but Lark says she can't get her mother out. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
State Sen. Patricia Van Pelt Calls For Donations To Protect Seniors From COVID-19An Illinois state senator on Sunday called for donations to protect seniors on Chicago’s West Side from COVID-19.
What's Needed To Reopen The Nation's EconomyExperts say extensive testing, social distancing, and contact tracing are needed to reopen the nation’s economy, and with rising unemployment, members of the Trump administration are looking for ways to intervene. CBS News’ Nikole Killion reports from Washington.
Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Reopening PlanIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.
Northwest Side Church Allows Hugs Despite Social Distancing RulesNo masks were required, and hugs or any other physical touch were OK – those were the rules at a church that held a service Sunday on the Northwest Side. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Woman Fights To Get Mother Home From Rehab FacilityThis Mother’s Day, a daughter was fighting to bring her mom home from a rehabilitation center after the older woman tested positive for COVID-19.
Doctors Worry As Many Parents Aren't Bringing In Children For Vaccines Amid PandemicPeople just aren’t going to the doctor at all – and that is creating a whole new problem, especially for children. Joining CBS 2’s Irika Sargent to talk about that is Dr. Jeffrey Loughead, medical director of pediatrics at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.
A Deep And Lasting Bond Between A Nurse And A COVID-19 PatientIke Williams survived COVID-19, and he gave nurse Sonja Myers some much-needed hope too. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Northwestern Hospital Cook Says She's Owed Hazard PayThe cook at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital says she and her colleagues are vulnerable to the coronavirus and should be getting hazard pay. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Looking Forward With A Plan To Get Illinois Back Open For BusinessFull reopening will not happen until there is a vaccine, an effective treatment, or the elimination of a substantial number of COVID-19 cases over time. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.