Nurse Essie Coleman speaks at Tuesday's press conference outside Jackson Park Hospital. Coleman and other nurses allege unsafe working conditions in the hospital's behavioral medicine unit.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Jackson Park Hospital Nurses Say Behavioral Health Unit Isn’t Safe For Them, And Renovations Made It Worse

In a statement, hospital officials said the state health department and independent accreditors approved renovations made to the unit after a 2017 fire.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.