People put on a few extra layers Sunday and braved the damp morning for a good cause outside Soldier Field.
About 2,000 People Gather For Moving Day Chicago Walk For Parkinson's FoundationPeople put on a few extra layers Sunday and braved the damp morning for a good cause outside Soldier Field.
COVID-19 Vaccination Rules Remain Contentious Around Country, Including ChicagoCOVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 could be available in a matter of weeks. But as CBS News’ Mark Strassman reports, the shots remain a contentious issue.
Warning About Salmonella Outbreak Involving Onions Imported From MexicoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning that fresh whole onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico have caused a Salmonella outbreak in 37 states – including Illinois.
City Of Evanston Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For Municipal StaffThe City of Evanston announced Monday that it will enact a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all municipal staff effective Nov. 15.
Doctor Says Colin Powell's Death Should Not Deter Anyone From Getting VaccinatedFormer Secretary of State Colin Powell died Monday due to complications from COVID-19, amid an ongoing battle with cancer. He was fully vaccinated but with several health issues. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Fight Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Heats Up NationwideAn FDA advisory panel could decide this week whether to recommend boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. As CBS News’ Michael George tells us, it comes as the fight over vaccination mandates heats up.
Fundraising Concert Held As Pastor Pushes To Open Mental Health Center On City's South SideOctober is National Depression Awareness Month, and on Saturday, a concert on the city’s South Side raised money to build a mental health center.
City Officials Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on some outreach efforts.
Women Coming To Chicago Abortion Clinics All The Way From Texas, Where Near-Total Ban Is In EffectIt has been more than a month since Texas' near-total ban on abortions went into effect - leading many women to cross state lines to neighboring states to the point where those states can barely keep up with demand. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, some are also now coming all the way to Chicago.
Weekly COVID-19 Tests For CPS Students Starting For Those Who Opt InThe Chicago Public Schools are set start new COVID-19 safety protocols Friday morning. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Rich Township High School District 227 Going To Remote LearningRich Township High School District 227 is moving all to remote learning for two weeks after at least two people tested positive for COVID-19.
United Airlines Plans To Fire 593 Unvaccinated WorkersChicago-based United Airlines plans to fire nearly 600 workers who didn't get their COVID-19 vaccination shots by the deadline Tuesday.
Lake County Man Dies From First Case Of Rabies In Illinois Since 1954The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported the first human case of rabies in the state since 1954 in a man who died after apparently being bitten by a bat.
Northwest Indiana Teen Dies Of Ruptured Aorta Months After Contracting Severe COVID-19The COVID-19 positivity rate in Indiana is now 9.9 percent – and in Northwest Indiana, one family knows the toll of those numbers. The family lost one son to COVID-19 and nearly lost another.
City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take TimeCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on the city's new Protect Chicago 77 plan to encourage COVID-19 vaccination, and hears from community health leaders on how best to make it work.
City Launches New COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, Health Professionals Boosting Rates 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. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Numbers Show Some Illinois Nursing Homes Have Low COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among StaffSome local nursing homes have an alarmingly low level of workers who are vaccinated against COVID-19. As CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports , the clock is ticking for health care workers to get vaccinated in Illinois by next month.
CBS News' 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.
No ICU Beds Left In Southern IllinoisSouthern Illinois as of Thursday had no intensive care beds available as the coronavirus ravages the area.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID-19 Testing, VaccinationThose 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. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
COVID Survivor Leaves Hospital After 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.
Archer Heights Charter School Switches To Remote Learning After COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 cases have forced a Southwest Side charter school to close.
Dr. Richard Lawler, Credited With First Organ Transplant, Honored In New BookThe year was 1950, a 44-year-old woman was gravely ill, and a Chicago doctor took an enormous risk to save her life. That groundbreaking surgery helped usher in a new era of medicine. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.