Partnerships will be key in addressing health gaps exasperated by the COVID-19 pandemic in Cook and the collar counties, officials said during a panel last week.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Chicago officials filed a lawsuit Monday against businesses for marketing and selling flavored tobacco products, the first suit filed to enforce the city’s recent ban on such products.
Nearly half of Cook County Health’s staff has been vaccinated for COVID-19, though officials say they are working to address the racial disparity among those who have received their shot.
The city of Chicago, Kankakee County and Will County have moved to phase 4 of the state’s reopening plan.
The Illinois State Dental Society hopes to start training dentists and dental hygienists in the coming weeks to administer COVID-19 vaccines after state regulators approved a plan to allow them to quickly be trained.
Jan 29, 2021 | Press Releases
National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT) is proud to announce the closing of the funding for 508 Pershing at Oakwood Shores in Chicago, IL. NAHT closed on 508 Pershing in partnership with The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), a nonprofit housing and development organization, and an investment from UnitedHealth Group.Read More
Like most everyone, central Illinois providers are preparing themselves to perform mass vaccinations of residents, said Dr. Harald Lausen, chief medical officer at SIU Medicine. The only issue now is waiting for more supply.
Jan 29, 2021 | Top Stories
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled a new ordinance this week intended to bring greater diversity to the city’s Board of Health.
Chicago’s Norwegian American Hospital will now be known as Humboldt Park Health, officials announced Thursday.
Illinois will receive an additional $43 million from the federal government to aid with its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday.
Jan 28, 2021 | Press Releases
As the need for awareness of kidney disease and its mpact increases due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Kidney Care Alliance (IKCA) today announced that Dialysis Care Center and Kidney Care Center have joined the Alliance, bringing the group’s total number to 30 organizations.Read More