By Will Jones and Jesse Kirsch, ABC7 News Chicago police broke up at least two large gatherings Saturday after city officials warned that failing to comply with the stay-at-home order is putting lives at risk. Officers responded to two gatherings on the city's West Side Saturday night, putting an end to...
COVID-19 separated them on life-threatening journeys, where they would eventually emerge victorious over the fatal disease on their own Dixon When Dixon smelled a bar a soap, he knew it was over. On March 28, Alphonso Dixon was playing cards with his longtime friend Fredrick Gillespie in an apartment on the Near...
Zotec’s Unique Technology Enhances Patient Experience During This Unprecedented Global Pandemic Zotec Partners (Zotec), one of the country’s largest, privately-held, technology-enabled revenue cycle management (RCM) companies for healthcare providers and their patients, recently announced first-of-its-kind technology that will deliver an efficient, automated process to patients impacted by COVID-19. A new partnership...
“They have bills to pay, too By Chinta Strausberg Multi-millionaire/humanitarian Dr. Willie Wilson gave away $1 million to 1,000 preachers to help them with their church expenses that are still due, although they are banned from holding church due to COVID-19, which is preventing their members from paying tithes on a...
By Julianne Malveaux The daily White House coronavirus briefings have made me cringe, scream, shake my head, and even laugh! The President of the United States offers medical advice, minimizes the coronavirus, injects partisanship into his remarks, and generally treats these critical briefings as his daily open mike. He uses...
BeWellIndiana.org was curated from mental health experts across the state; will be useful to Hoosiers coping with issues during and post-pandemic Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced on Monday, April 27 that the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has launched a new website, BeWellIndiana.org, that will provide Hoosiers with free...
The United Health Foundation is donating $500,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine to support expanded COVID-19 testing for underserved communities. The financial support will allow UChicago Medicine and the South Side Healthcare Collaborative community health partners to expand testing to up to 1,000 residents a day on the...
Cabello’s case seeks relief for all Illinois residents By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnews-illinois.com A second Republican state representative on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 filed a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker alleging he overstepped his authority in ordering Illinoisans to stay at home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The outcome...
By Erick Johnson Twelve residents in Gary have died from COVID-19 and 374 were infected with the virus as of April 27, according to Mayor Jerome Prince. In East Chicago, three people have died and 47 have been infected with the virus. In Indiana, the number of cases continues to rise as...
By Brittany Garzillo, Fox 32 News Many Chicagoans are struggling to make rent during the coronavirus pandemic. With May 1st just days away, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new initiative to ease the financial burden on homeowners and renters. It is called the “Chicago Housing Solidarity Pledge.” Mayor Lightfoot says it...