COVID-19 Spreads To Heartland Shelter For Immigrant Youth

Children at immigrant youth shelter
Children at a shelter for immigrant youth in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood playing in the yard in July 2018. Joshua Lott for ProPublica Illinois
Children at immigrant youth shelter
Children at a shelter for immigrant youth in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood playing in the yard in July 2018. Joshua Lott for ProPublica Illinois

COVID-19 Spreads To Heartland Shelter For Immigrant Youth

At least 37 children and two employees of a Chicago shelter for immigrant youth have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a new report from ProPublica Illinois.

Reset takes a closer look at what officials from Heartland Alliance are doing to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus and protect the children under its care.

GUEST: Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica Illinois reporter