Illinois will partner with health plans on a new initiative aimed at vaccinating senior residents in underserved communities, officials announced Wednesday.
Author: Ryan Voyles
All essential workers in Cook County are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, officials announced Wednesday.
Lightfoot says Chicago will pause further reopening plans as Pritzker expresses concern over city’s vaccine plan
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday the city will halt any plans to further lift COVID-19 mitigations until it can address a spike in new cases and hospitalizations.
500 Chicago area Black churches to launch COVID-19 vaccine video campaign during Easter weekend services
Mar 31, 2021 | Press Releases
This Holy Thursday at Quinn Chapel AME in Chicago, clergy leaders from a wide range of black communities will launch a Covid-19 vaccine video education program expected to reach up to 1 million Black and Latinx congregants during Easter weekend worshipRead More
Two new mass vaccination sites will open next week at Chicago State University and the conference center next to Wrigley Field, city officials announced Tuesday.
Illinois will not lift any more COVID-19 restrictions until the current spike in cases and hospitalizations stabilizes, the state’s Department of Public Health said Tuesday.
Opioid-related deaths in Illinois rose by at least 30 percent in 2020, an official from the state's Department of Public Health told lawmakers on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers on a plan intended to provide a temporary stopgap to quickly bring in doctors and nurses to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Chicago begins the next phase of its vaccine eligibility, city officials announced Monday it will partner with the Chicago Federation of Labor on a new vaccination site dedicated to administering doses to essential union workers.
A House committee approved a plan Friday that would change the structure of the Children's Health Insurance Program so it falls under the state's Medicaid expansion.