CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports how medical professionals need the work of COVID-19 contact tracers to document the spread of the coronavirus.

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The Need For Contact TracersCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports how medical professionals need the work of COVID-19 contact tracers to document the spread of the coronavirus.
City Of Chicago Launches Chi COVID Coach AppChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled a new app city residents can use to monitor their COVID-19 symptoms, provide further information on the coronavirus and offer resources to those affected by the disease.
Testing New Treatments For COVID-19 PatientsNorthwestern Medicine is trying out a drug for those with severe symptoms of the coronavirus.
Chicago COVID-19: Most Coronavirus Deaths In The City Are African AmericansCBS 2's Chris Tye reports on the alarming COVID-19 statistics in Chicago that show African Americans are being hit the hardest by the coronavirus.
Westlake Hospital Reopens To Help COVID-19 PatientsCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports on plans to reopen Westlake Hospital as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, the facility will open to treat those confirmed COVID-19 positive.
Should You Be Wearing A Mask Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak?CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports that officials warn it may give people a false sense of security against the deadly coronavirus.
Closed Salon Donates Gloves To Help Hospitals During COVID-19 CrisisCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports a local salon worker, who lost her job because of the COVID-19 crisis, is navigating the way to get unemployment benefits.
Handling Infertility Treatments During the Coronavirus PandemicCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on how one couple's plans to get pregnant have been put on hold because of COVID-19.
Making Protective Gear At HomeSimilar to the ice bucket challenge, a worker at a hospital in Washington state put out the 100 million mask challenge on social media to get people to make their own COVID-19 face masks. The CDC said its effectiveness to stave off the virus and other germs is unknown.
Examining Hospital Capacity During The Coronavirus OutbreakCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini looks into how hospitals are preparing for the anticipated onslaught of coronavirus patients as more cases are being confirmed every day.
How Long Does It Take To Get A Coronavirus Test? Depends Who You AskCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports some people got their results within hours. Other people have been waiting days, and are still waiting.
Malls Close During COVID-19 PandemicCBS 2's Steven Graves reports the nation's biggest mall owner is closing all its U.S. properties because of the coronavirus.
Lincoln Park Woman Tests Positive For The CoronavirusAfter someone in her Lincoln Park condo tested positive for COVID-19, she soon began to feel sick. She is now one of the latest to have been touched by COVID-19. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos has the story.
Evanston Hospital Develops Its Own Coronavirus TestCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what a hospital in Evanston is doing to develop a test for COVID-19.
Talking To Children About COVID-19As coronavirus worries increase, so does anxiety. CBS 2 spoke with Northwestern Medicine’s Chief of Psychology Dr. Stewart Shankman about how to discuss the virus with your family.
Chicago Health Department Launches Live Stream With Dr. ArwadyThe city of Chicago's health department launched a daily livestream where people can send their coronavirus questions through social media and have those questions answered in real-time.
Store Shelves Remain Empty Amid COVID-19 FearsCBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports store managers are concerned about panic buying as people stock up on essentials because of the coronavirus.
CPS Families Cope With School Closures Amid COVID-19 FearsCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports on what families are doing when their kids cannot go to school because CPS closed all schools because of coronavirus concerns.
Consumers Stocking Up On Vitamins And SupplementsAs coronavirus concerns continue, more and more people are stocking up on vitamins to boost immune systems.
Shoppers Clean Out Store Shelves Over Coronavirus FearsCBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports local shoppers are now being limited to the number of items they can buy because shortages are everywhere due to coronavirus concerns
COVID-19 Outbreak Effect On VotingCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on how the spread of the coronavirus can affect voter turnout for next Tuesday's primary.
CPS Plans To Combat COVID-19CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on how CPS intends to handle the spread of the coronavirus and support the students and staff at one Chicago school where a worker tested positive for COVID-19.
CPS: No Plans To Close At This TimeCPS CEO Janice Jackson said there are no plans to close Chicago school as concerns regarding COVID-19 continue. Over the weekend a CPS worker at Vaughn Occupational High School tested positive for the coronavirus.
CPS Addressing CoronavirusCPS CEO Janice Jackson discusses plans for city school and support for the Vaughn Occupational High School community after a worker there tested positive for COVID-19.

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