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The Democratic governor also blasted the federal government for its delay in testing more people for the coronavirus.
The state says school work assigned during the two-week school shutdown should only count it will increase a student’s academic standing.
Groups offer Chicago-area residents ways to volunteer and to donate food, blood, hand sanitizers, toiletries, child care and pet assistance.
Some chefs say they can’t stay in business with takeout orders alone.
Gov. JB Pritzker got a promise from Vice President Pence for more O’Hare customs staffing after huge delays caused by coronavirus screening.
Gov. JB Pritzker’s comments come as election officials across Chicagoland race to find new polling places amid COVD-19 concerns.
Coronavirus’ first toll on Chicago area: Good luck trying to find hand sanitizer or toilet paper.
Some gig economy workers in the Chicago area don’t have the luxury of working from home or taking sick days as coronavirus cases mount.
The governor said all Illinois schools be closed for two weeks from March 17 to March 30 due to coronavirus concerns.