Tuesday, January 19, 2021
By Sean Lewis, WGN TV There are safety concerns as a case of COVID-19 hits the newly reopened Ford assembly plant. The sprawling South Side facility had been shut down for weeks amid the pandemic. Just a day after the Ford assembly plant on South Torrence Avenue went back online, the...
DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will counties see Tier 2 restrictions By Diane Pathieu and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Governor JB Pritzker's Tier 2 COVID-19 restrictions take effect in four suburban Chicago counties Wednesday as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the state. Illinois public health officials reported 12,623 new COVID-19 cases...
Crusader Staff Report The COVID-19 death toll and infection rate continues to rise in predominately Black municipalities and other towns outside Chicago, according to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. The city of Waukegan which has a large Black population has the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 1,523. Some...
Homeowners are eligible for $15,000 grants Crusader Staff Report Tenants who are struggling to pay their rent can apply for a $5,000 grant through a $300 million program that is aimed to help residents during the coronavirus pandemic. The program is funded by the federal CARES Act and offers rental assistance to...
By Diane Pathieu, ABC7 News Chicago Public Schools is preparing for in-person learning to start next Monday, January 11th for some students. CPS officials have said schools are safe and ready to welcome back teachers and students, but the Chicago Teacher's Union has vehemently pushed back. Both CPS and CTU officials held...

COVID-19 Testing

WE ARE ALL IN! Near North Health Service Corporation is working to make a healthier community by providing Chicago's communities with COVID-19 testing services. WHERE: A Phillip Randolph Elementary School, 7316 S. Hoyne Avenue, Chicago, IL 60636 WHEN: Monday, December 14, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Testing will take place in...
The FDA authorized Pfizer's vaccine last week. By Ivan Pereira, ABC News The rollout of the first coronavirus vaccine began Monday morning as the first doses of the Pfizer medication was administered to health care workers and nursing home staffers. A critical care nurse from Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center was...
Crusader Staff Report Once again Indiana is in danger of being included on Chicago’s quarantine travel order next week, Chicago’s top doctor announced Tuesday, October 6, while disapproving of the neighboring state’s recent reopening. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) said Indiana is now averaging more than 15 cases per...
By Erick Johnson Some 20,915 residents in many of Chicago’s predominately Black neighborhoods have been tested for the novel coronavirus and 30 percent, or 6,238 have tested positive for the virus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). State data also shows that a total of 7,077 residents in...
Indiana did not have ventilator deaths like New York By Jackie Harris, Editor, The 411 News Dr. W. Graham Carlos’ motto, “You win or you learn,” is part of the guidance he relies on to help solve the puzzle of treatments and care for coronavirus patients. Since COVID-19 is a new disease,...