Earlier survey asked parents to decide By Patrick Forrest Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Chicago Public Schools’ return in the fall will be fully remote amid increased COVID-19 numbers throughout the city. Chicago’s Covid-19 positivity rate has increased from 3.9 percent of tests given to 4.7 percent over the past...
Fatalities continue to rise in towns outside Chicago with large Black populations By Crusader Staff Report Oak Lawn, Chicago Heights and Country Club Hills have the highest COVID-19 deaths among Blacks in cities outside Chicago, according to the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The death toll among Blacks...
Free cloth face masks to be provided to all Illinois students, teachers, staff By Craig Wall, Eric Horng, Cate Cauguiran and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Governor JB Pritzker laid out the guidelines for how schools will be able to reopen this fall as part of his Phase 4 recovery plan...
Contributed By The Gary 411 Gary has the right and responsibility to be more restrictive than the state when necessary Businesses, churches, and city hall employees will stay at home one more week, Gary Mayor Jerome Prince announced Friday, May 8 after Governor Eric Holcomb gave the green light to local...
DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will counties see Tier 2 restrictions By Michelle Gallardo, John Garcia, Eric Horng, Jessica D'Onofrio and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Governor JB Pritzker announced additional COVID-19 mitigations for parts of Illinois as the state reports 10,573 new coronavirus cases and 14 additional deaths. The total number cases...
Dr. Willie Wilson, CEO of Omar Medical Supplies, says deal to purchase tens of millions of PPE was declined by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. J.B. Pritzker. By Derrel Jazz Johnson, The Grio The state of Illinois and the city of Chicago have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with...
By Diane Pathieu, ABC7 News Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and health officials confirm that stricter guidelines, similar to Chicago, will be announced Friday to address increasing COVID-19 numbers throughout the county. But details about the guidelines had not yet been released early Friday morning. "I'm frankly in discussions with our...
Crusader Staff Report Gary residents who travel to Chicago for work can continue commuting with no restrictions after the nation’s third largest city on Tuesday, September 8 decided not to place Indiana on its quarantine list. The decision relieved concerns among thousands of residents in Northwest Indiana who work in...
Mayor sounds the alarm as COVID-19 cases surge in Gary By Erick Johnson The Genesis Convention Center may be used as a field hospital to help treat COVID-19 patients during the pandemic, according to a recent proposal by Mayor Jerome Prince. Prince reportedly offered the Genesis Center last week to the U.S....
Community Health Centers (CHCs) are part of the backbone of Indiana’s health care safety-net. Non-profit, community-driven primary health care providers, CHCs serve Hoosiers who are identified as medically under-served and may otherwise have no access to health care. Collectively, Indiana’s CHCs provided primary care services to nearly 600,000 Hoosiers...