There were 2,120 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Friday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 270,327.Read More
Author: Ryan Voyles
Monitoring wastewater may be the best way to control future outbreaks of COVID-19, said Aaron Packman, a professor at Northwestern University and environmental engineer who specializes in the surveillance of wastewater.Read More
Walmart plans to open two healthcare facilities in the Chicago market this fall, the company announced Thursday.
Illinois has some of the highest rates of deaths and COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities out of states recently analyzed by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Chicago officials laid out a five-year plan Thursday aimed at addressing the growing life expectancy gap between Black Chicagoans and other residents.
CVS Health Plans to Double COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Sites to 4,000, Nearly 100 Illinois Sites Now Open
Sep 17, 2020 | Press Releases
CVS Health today announced plans to add more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites at select CVS Pharmacy locations across the country to support the company’s ongoing efforts to increase access to testing and help slow the spread of the virus.Read More
There were 2,056 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Thursday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 268,207.
The Illinois Department of Human Services has launched a new pilot program intended to provide fresh produce to encourage healthy living on the south side of Chicago.
Azithromycin, a commonly prescribed antibiotic being investigated as a potential treatment for COVID-19, can cause potential cardiac events if taken with other drugs, according to a new report from the University of Illinois Chicago.
Illinois’ health system ranked 25th overall in the nation, according to a recent report from the Commonwealth Fund.
Illinois is continuing to see improvements in its COVID-19 metrics, Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday, including in two regions where additional restrictions were put in place to mitigate the spread of the virus.
There were 1,941 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 266,151.Read More
Addressing the mental health and substance use crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic will be a top priority for the city of Chicago in its post-pandemic recovery, officials said this week.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has pulled consideration of a rule that Illinois healthcare leaders said could have cost the state’s Medicaid program millions of dollars.Read More
A majority of Illinoisans continue to approve of Gov. JB Pritzker’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released this week by researchers at Northwestern and three other national universities.