After WBEZ wrote about the administrative fee, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care said it would stop charging customers out-of-pocket, and apologized.
A Logan Square pharmacist says distributing the COVID-19 shot hasn’t been cheap or profitable — but protecting her community is worth it.
White residents have gotten 66% of the vaccinations in the state so far. Black and Latino residents received 7% each.
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.
The variant, which was first discovered in the U.K., was found in a person who had traveled overseas. The news comes as Gov. JB Pritzker rolls back restrictions in some areas of the state.
Even when controlling for politics, research shows rural residents are less likely to want a vaccine than urban and suburban dwellers.
Nearly one year into the pandemic, Illinois joins a handful of states with more than 1 million cases of the coronavirus.
New data show disparities that hospitals serving communities of color have felt for months: “We’re playing chess with patients … and we’re getting overwhelmed.”
From overhauling waiting rooms to delaying surgeries, hospitals in Illinois are making room for COVID-19 patients.
The coronavirus is back in full force — and the second surge could be even worse. Here’s a look at where Illinois stands.