Black residents account for 15% of all vaccinated Chicagoans. Latinos account for 17%. City officials say they want to do better, focusing on 15 communities hit hard by COVID-19.
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Dr. Lynwood Jones helped treat Illinois’ first COVID-19 patients. One year later, he reflects on how the health system has responded — and what comes next.
A new report documents how some South and West side residents sell loose cigarettes, clean houses and perform other odd jobs to earn money.
Vaccinations for teachers can ease school reopening tensions, but the inoculation schedule is uneven across the state.
Many eateries welcomed the return of indoor diners over the weekend, but others hesitated, citing the spread of a more contagious coronavirus variant.
Union members approved a resolution to work remotely only starting Monday. CPS then pushed back the return of elementary staff to Wednesday.
With millions of Americans waiting to get the vaccine, a fortunate few are getting theirs as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day.
The Latino community in Little Village has been hard hit by COVID-19. For Candelaria Lucero’s family, the effects are all-encompassing.
These numbers come as CTU members vote on whether to teach remotely only beginning on Monday, a move CPS calls an illegal strike.
The state’s Citizens Utility Board tried to stop a Circuit Court lawsuit while it fights a separate, federal case against the scandal-scarred power company.