An analysis shows Cook County has seen thousands of deaths beyond what would be expected and it’s not all from the virus.
Monday was the first day Chicago Public School students were allowed to go without a mask in more than a year.
What started as a routine executive appointment changed into a monumental leadership opportunity with the arrival of COVID-19.
Sinai Chicago’s board has been authorized to negotiate an offer with Dr. Ezike, who helped lead Illinois through the pandemic and is leaving her job.
Some countries are moving ahead with plans to offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine. But studies are raising questions about the potential advantages of this extra booster.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced COVID-related metrics are trending in the right direction and the city can drop its mask mandate next week.
The Illinois Department of Public Health controls the state’s supply of virus therapeutics, but officials are not tracking how the coveted treatments are being dispersed.
Pritzker said the worst of the omicron variant has passed and with hospitalization numbers plummeting, masks no longer need to be worn.
Prison staff had until Jan. 31 to get their first vaccine shot. About a quarter of workers are still unvaccinated.
With religious services going online, back in-person or even both at once, the way Chicagoans worship has been altered by the pandemic.