There were 2,514 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Friday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 283,885.
Author: Ryan Voyles
On the record with Dr. Emily Landon, executive medical director of infection prevention and control at the University of Chicago Medicine
Dr. Emily Landon, executive medical director of infection prevention and control at the University of Chicago Medicine, has become a trusted voice on COVID-19 in recent months, appearing at press conferences with Gov. JB Pritzker and providing perspective in a number of national articles.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to add Cook County Health’s proposed $3.4 billion budget to its larger spending plan, though members stressed that changes are possible when it begins the budgeting process in the coming months.
Rush University Medical Center is entering into a joint venture with Pennsylvania-based Select Medical Corporation to operate health facilities throughout the region and build a new rehabilitation hospital on the former’s Chicago campus.
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Hospital prices in Illinois ranked 13th highest in the nation, according to a report released last week that aims to provide a more comprehensive look at what employers pay for healthcare.
Illinoisans who have lost their health insurance at any point this year and were impacted by COVID-19 can get coverage through Healthcare.gov due to a technical fix quietly made by federal regulators, though advocates said more could have been done.
Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday that the northern region of the state is getting dangerously close to having additional restrictions put in place to address its rise in COVID-19 cases.
The University of Illinois Hospital has reached an agreement with its more than 1,400 nurses on a new four-year contract, while the university system has reached a tentative agreement with thousands of workers represented by SEIU Healthcare.
There were 1,848 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 279,114.
Several state-regulated utility companies in Illinois will extend the moratorium on service disconnections until next year for those experiencing financial or COVID-19 hardships, the Illinois Commerce Commission announced this week.
There is still plenty of reason for optimism in Chicago’s COVID-19 trends despite a small increase in its number of new daily cases, the city’s health commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board signed off Tuesday on Mercyhealth’s plan to close a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric unit at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford.
There were 1,531 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Tuesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 277,266.Read More