COVID, COVID-19, vaccine, vaccinate, vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine
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...
COVID, COVID-19, vaccine, vaccinate, vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine
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...
ALTGELD GARDENS
By Erick Johnson It’s been nearly three weeks since Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city officials began allowing residents from high risk COVID-19 zip codes to be vaccinated at the United Center on the city’s West Side. At present, 17 zip codes are part of the city’s Protect Chicago Plus program. About...
The Salvation Army of Lake County
As the nation marks the anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Salvation Army of Lake County continues to address the longstanding issues of homelessness, poverty, and hunger, which have intensified and become more complex due to COVID-19. As a record number of families face the ongoing threats of “pandemic...
By Patrick Forrest Residents on the city’s South and Southwest sides got some of the first official answers following months of missing mail, in the form of an inspector general report outlining major defects in four postal locations. At post office branches located at 83rd and Ashland; 77th and Cottage Grove;...
P-EBT, Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer, food support
By Patrick Forrest Governor JB Pritzker recently announced that approximately one million children across Illinois will receive additional federally funded food benefits, valued at up to $110 million per month. Following a state request to expand eligibility for the program, the additional food support, funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...