Food giveaway, food drives
COVID-19 increases South Side food insecurity By Shayla Simmons Over a year has passed since the first reported case of COVID-19 was announced in the U.S., the second of which was diagnosed in Chicago, the lasting impact of the virus continues to be felt across the country. The roll out of...
Roosevelt High School
The Indiana Department of Health recently announced that appointments are now open for the mass vaccination clinic being opened at Gary’s Roosevelt Park next week in partnership with FEMA. Appointments for the first mobile sites across northern Indiana are now available as well. Hoosiers can go to ourshot.in.gov or...
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By Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star Indiana will receive about $60.8 million in federal funds aimed at expanding vaccination equity, according to a news release from the Centers for Disease Control. The funds will be used with an eye to encouraging vaccination and ensuring equity and access to vaccines for communities that COVID-19...
As the state creeps into a post-COVID recovery phase, the Crusader will examine how the lives of everyday Chicagoans and their neighborhoods have transformed since the pandemic and social unrest that followed the police slaying of George Floyd. Floyd, 46, a father and former student-athlete, was reportedly murdered by kneeling...
Chicago State, Chicago State University
Crusader Staff Report A mass vaccination site will open April 5 at Chicago State University in Roseland as city leaders race to curb a rising number of new COVID-19 cases in Chicago. The new vaccination site at the predominately Black school will be more accessible to South Side residents than...
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By Jesse Kirsch, ABC 7 Chicago Indiana has opened COVID vaccine appointments to all residents 16 and older Wednesday. Residents can make an appointment by dialing 211 or visiting the state website ourshot.in.gov. Among the first younger recipients at a vaccination site in East Chicago was clinic volunteer Elder Guzman who called...
LORETTO HOSPITAL
By Patrick Forrest Multiple scandals have changed the process for how vaccines are given in Chicago resulting in both Loretto Hospital and Innovative Express Care losing access to the vaccine. Block Club Chicago first reported vaccination events that Loretto Hospital officials organized at Trump Tower in downtown Chicago, and at the...
Governor Eric Holcomb, vaccine, vaccination,
Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address to lay out the road ahead for Hoosiers in the fight against COVID-19. “As we continue to isolate if you test positive, quarantine if you’re a close contact, and get vaccinated when you’re eligible, the light at the end of the tunnel...
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COVID-19’S HUMAN ARMY

COVID-19 has been ravaging the human family for over a year. December, 2019 was the time that it was officially known to be active, and the period since then has been fraught with all types of assaults. Worldwide to date, there have been 124 million cases with 2.72 million deaths....