Potentially millions of people across the U.S. showed so-called long-COVID symptoms in 2020 even though they initially tested negative for the virus back then, researchers find.
A combined total of nearly 900 complaints of open fire hydrants were made throughout the city during this week’s two-day heat wave.
They urged residents to apply for federal assistance dollars.
The heat index reached 116 degrees Wednesday, sending residents to shelters and keeping school children inside.
Temperatures will reach the mid-to-high 90s Wednesday and Thursday. Heat indices could reach 115 degrees in some places.
Higher temps have been linked to lower motivation, higher suicide rates, higher ER visits for mental health reasons and poorer test scores for high schoolers.
Among the 102 counties in Illinois, 42 have crisis pregnancy centers but no in-person abortion providers.
Experts say this summer has been milder than most, but warn residents to be cautious ahead of an upcoming heat wave.
A team of wildlife experts works to shoo, move away or euthanize birds and other animals found on the airport grounds “to ensure the safety of people and aircraft.”
Chicago Public Health chief Dr. Allison Arwady handed her discharge papers — she says goodbye on Twitter
The infectious disease expert steered Chicago through the COVID-19 pandemic. Also a pediatrician, Arwady was appointed by former Mayor Lori Lightfoot.