4 Vaccination Sites For CPS Teachers, Staff Going OnlineThe Chicago Public Schools says four COVID-19 vaccination sites for teachers and staff will be fully operational this coming week.
State Of Illinois Will See Fewer First Doses Of COVID-19 VaccineStarting Monday, if you live in Illinois, it could be harder to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Bronzeville's Mercy Hospital Files For BankruptcyMercy Hospital & Medical Center has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid its plans to close that have run into objections from the State of Illinois. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Vaccine Hunters Step Up On Social Media To Help Secure DosesMore than 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given here in Illinois, but less than 2 1/2 percent of the state's population has been fully vaccinated. But a movement on social media is hoping to take away some of the legwork. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
New Chicago Program Holds First Vaccination EventA new program kicked off Saturday to make sure in the future, those minority communities who need the vaccine most have a fair shot. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
3,062 New Coronavirus Cases In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health also reported 60 new deaths on Saturday.
DuPage County Is Making Better Progress Than Neighboring Counties In COVID-19 VaccinationThe progress report from the DuPage County Health Department is better than that of some of its neighbors when it comes to the percentage of people who are fully vaccinated. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Man With COPD Hasn't Left Home In A Year, And Now He Can't Get A COVID-19 Vaccine AppointmentTerry Simpson has not left his home for a year, as it’s just not worth the risk in his condition. He told CBS 2’s Tara Molina the first time he will step out the door will be to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but he has tried everything and cannot get an appointment.
'Women And The Pandemic:' Exploring The Unique Impact Of COVID-19 On Women"CBS Evening News" Anchor and Managing Editor Norah O'Donnell joins CBS 2’s Irika Sargent to discuss a new series airing this week on the flagship CBS News broadcast that explores the unique impact COVID-19 is having on women.
Local Doctor Couple Headed To Super Bowl LV After Treating COVID Patients For 10 MonthsDrs. Alicja and Jacob Salman are husband and wife, and also both doctors who have spent the last 10 months treating COVID-19 patients. But this Sunday, that will change as they turn in their scrubs for NFL gear, as CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Library Workers Question Why They Are Not In 1B Category For COVID-19 VaccineChicago's public library workers are on the front lines every day. But they say when it comes to pandemic protection, they're stuck at the back of the line. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Major Push On To Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination In Chicago's Black And Brown CommunitiesThe numbers don't lie - whites are more than twice as likely as Blacks and Latinos to get the coronavirus vaccine in Chicago. So as CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, now the push is on to spread a potentially life-saving message.
State Employee Said He Had To Quit After IDHS Refused To Allow Him To Keep Working From HomeA U.S. Marine Corps veteran said he did not want to resign his state job, but he was given no choice. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Heights School District Has 400 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Teachers, StaffEducators in south suburban Chicago Heights already know when they’ll get the COVID-19 vaccine. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Teachers In Wealthier School Districts Have Big Leg Up In COVID-19 Vaccine AccessThe vast majority of educators in Illinois can’t get their hands on COVID-19 vaccine – but some can. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Mayor Lightfoot, CPS CEO Janice Jackson Discuss Impasse With Teachers' UnionBecause no agreement has been reached about teachers returning to school over concerns about coronavirus safety, the Chicago Public Schools have told all students to stay home for remote learning Wednesday -- including pre-K and special education students who have already returned.
Parents, Students Put Pressure On CPS, CTU For A Safe Return To In-Person LearningParents and students are putting on the pressure to get kids back in class.
Some Teachers Get Last-Minute COVID-19 Vaccines At Edgewater WalgreensIt turns out some Chicago teachers were fortunate enough to get the COVID-19 vaccine early. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Faces Of COVID-19This is a look at the people we have lost to the coronavirus pandemic in Chicago and beyond in Illinois, with CBS 2's Marissa Parra.
Restaurateurs Relieved As Indoor Dining Resumes In Chicago, Suburban Cook CountyOn Saturday for the first time in nearly three months, restaurants in Chicago and Cook County welcomed customers for indoor dining. As CBS 2's Steven Graves reports, rules were relaxed after a decrease in COVID cases.
City Lights Go Dark For COVID-19 Victims As Mayor Lightfoot Expresses HopeLights around the city went dark, health care workers stopped for a moment of silence, and candles burned in memoriam Tuesday evening for victims of COVID-19. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Tipsters: Glitch Has Walgreens Locations Giving COVID-19 Vaccines To People Who Aren't EligibleSome people who are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine under state rules are getting it anyway. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Illinois To Move To Next Phase Of Coronavirus Vaccination In One WeekOn Monday, Jan. 25, Illinois will move to Phase 1B in the coronavirus vaccine rollout plan.
West Side Leaders Highlight Need For More Mental Health Care In Black CommunityThe day before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, West Side community leaders hit the streets and addressed a serious issue - the need for more mental health care in the Black community. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.