By Dr. Stephanie Schmitz Bechteler and Kathie Kane-Willis, Chicago Urban League Research and Policy Center Longstanding structural racism and inequity contribute to a range of risk factors that make Black Americans more likely to contract and die from COVID-19, according to a new report from the Chicago Urban League’s Research...
945 Blacks in Chicago dead of COVID-19 Crusader Staff Report The COVID-19 death toll in South Shore has climbed to 102, according to the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Officer as of May 30. The five latest deaths come from the Villa at Windsor and Symphony South Shore nursing...
By Joshua M. Hicks The current COVID-19 circumstances have made it extremely hard for athletes to compete within their respective sports, but are athletes, especially football players, susceptible to contracting the virus? The answer is yes. According to medical experts, health unknowns are still lurking regarding the virus’s function, but everyone...
City has no data as diagnosed cases rise to 285 while death toll climbs to 8 By Erick Johnson The number of COVID-19 cases dramatically rose in Gary to 285 on Tuesday, April 21 while the death toll has risen to 8, according to the latest data released by Mayor Jerome...
Gov. JB Pritzker in isolation after possible COVID-19 exposure, office says By Mark Rivera, Leah Hope, Eric Horng and Alexis McAdams, ABC7 News Illinois officials announced a record 10,376 new COVID-19 cases and 49 additional deaths Friday. The death toll in Illinois has now crossed 10,000, with a total of 10,079 deaths,...
In an effort to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, Edgewater Health will be offering COVID-19 testing for our patients and staff. Beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020 testing will be administered BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at Indiana University Northwest (Parking Lot #9, 33rd Ave., east side of...
Chicagoans urged to cancel in-person Thanksgiving dinner as city could lose 1,000 lives in next 7 weeks By Diane Pathieu, Stacey Baca and Eric Horng, ABC7 News Mayor Lori Lightfoot has issued a new stay-at-home advisory due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Even with its world-class hospitals, officials say...
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, that 740 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 69,975 the total number of Indiana residents known to...
The National Park Service at Indiana Dunes National Park has begun a social media campaign to help keep visitors safe from COVID-19. In recognition of the increase of COVID-19 in the community and nationwide, this campaign reminds the public that they can catch the virus outdoors on a crowded...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer After testing positive for COVID-19 last weekend, White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada rejoined the team’s major league roster on Thursday, July 16. Prior to the announcement, the third baseman was placed on the 10-day injured list last Friday for unspecified reasons. Manager Rick Renteria believes...