Sunday, January 24, 2021
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 reported 8,256 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 179 additional deaths. In Cook County the deaths by gender and age range included one female, 40s; three males, 40s; three males, 50s;...
Ever since the start of the global pandemic, the world has been eagerly awaiting the development and approval of COVID-19 vaccines. Not only will these save lives, but kick start the economy and pave the way to a return to normality. Americans have welcomed recent news, with cautious optimism,...
As it pertains to the health of our communities, our nation and our world, 2020 has been quite a tough year! COVID-19 fell upon us without notice, and still has its deadly grip on tens of thousands. As we continue to grapple with the pandemic and adjust to new...
SEIU Healthcare Illinois President Greg Kelley will be among leaders honored during the 76th anniversary awards ceremony of the Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO). Billed as the “2020 Spirit of ’76 Virtual Gala and Holiday Virtual Reception,” the event will take place at 6 p.m. on Dec....
The Village of Crestwood announces the opening of a drive-through COVID-19 Testing Center at the Crestwood Civic Center, located at 14025 S Kostner Avenue in Crestwood Illinois. The new Alzein COVID Testing Center is expected to administer up to 200 tests per day, 6 days a week. The testing center offers the...
A survey of 2,445 American men has revealed the impact of social dis­tancing on men’s health since the start of the pandemic. While men are often stereotyped as less inclined to discuss their feelings (with 1 in 10 having experienced feelings of depression and anxiety on a daily basis,...
Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation launches online version of Land of Smiles Illinois schools can now participate in a new virtual version of Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Land of Smiles — the fun, educational program that  teaches children in preschool through third grade about oral health care. “We’ve temporarily shifted...
By Patrick Forrest Community Hospital is one of five healthcare facilities in Indi­ana to receive the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine next month, according to Indiana State Depart­ment of Health officials. The an­nouncement comes as the nation and Northwest Indiana prepare for a Thanksgiving likely to be unlike...
First hospital in Northwest Indiana to Offer Carto® 3 System Version 7 Suite of Tools Methodist Hospitals’ Heart Rhythm Center has acquired Biosense Webster, Inc.’s CARTO® 3 System Version 7 and the CARTO PRIME® Mapping Module, the most advanced version of the CARTO 3 System, the company’s three-dimensional heart mapping...
Zing Health, a physician-led Medicare Advantage HMO plan launched last year, recently announced plans to expand its services to 12 new counties, tripling its geographic coverage. Zing’s expansion remains true to its mission to provide diverse seniors in the Midwest affordable, personalized health care built around community and member...