Dozens of people line up to get tested for COVID-19 at St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic Church before 10 a.m. Saturday morning in Gage Park.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Chicago’s Biggest Coronavirus Surge Is On The Southwest Side, Where Groups Are Begging For More Testing

In two largely Latino ZIP codes, one in every 18 residents has tested positive for coronavirus. More testing is needed to help the area's residents — many of whom are essential workers — "survive this pandemic," local leaders said.

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You Can Support The Irish Nobleman, Local Artists By Shopping West Town Bar’s Pop-Up

Sales from face masks will support a local effort to give free masks and holiday cards to 1,800 West Town seniors.

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With No Help Coming From D.C., Indie Music Venues Launch Virtual Concerts To Help Save Struggling Clubs

The weekly virtual concerts will feature local artists performing from empty Chicago venues to raise money for a new emergency relief fund.

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Volunteers Needed To Clean Up Humboldt Boulevard In Logan Square

Resident Hayley Krolik spearheaded the event, set for Dec. 5. Cleaning supplies will be provided.