As the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to vaccinate all individuals eligible in Phase 1b against COVID-19, which includes seniors age 65+ and essential workers, it is launching several new initiatives specifically for seniors to receive the vaccine. To date, one in three Chicagoans age 65+ has...
More than 93,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered yesterday in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 1,740 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths on Friday, March 5, 2021. -  Bureau County: 1 male 50s - Champaign County: 1 male 80s - Cook County:...
Indiana University researchers and clinicians are helping the state’s health care workforce respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing free virtual training focused on issues related to the novel coronavirus. The educational videoconferencing resource, called an ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), is made available through the  Richard M. Fairbanks...
New rapid COVID-19 testing facility opening in Wrigleyville By Mark Rivera and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Illinois surpassed Thursday one million total COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Health officials reported 8,757 and 177 deaths Thursday. The total number of cases in Illinois now stands at 1,008,045, with a total...
By Joshua M. Hicks Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many people’s lives have been changed. For student athletes, change can be considered a good thing or a bad thing. In regards to Naperville-native and second-year graduate school track player Samara Miller, it was a roller coaster of events...
The DuSable Museum of African American History introduced its new free webinar discussion series, “Code Black,” intended to inspire and educate listeners as DuSable’s subject matter experts and guests explore the history and experiences of Black Americans, the impact of generations of ineffective and/or harmful public policy, and the...