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Children’s Museum Planned At Ogden Commons Will Teach West Side Kids About Health And Wellness
Some of the planned exhibits are a reading corner with books from Black and Latino authors, a pretend pediatrician's office and a play kitchen for kids to learn about healthy eating.
Doctor Tied To Loretto Hospital Had His Family Vaccinated With West Side Hospital’s Supply In The Suburbs
Once again, a West Side safety net hospital admitted to improperly distributing its supply of vaccines outside the city to those connected with hospital executives.
State Sen. Lightford Defends Loretto CEO Amid Vaccination Scandals
State. Sen Kimberly Lightford is vice chairman of the board that will decide Loretto CEO George Miller's fate. Miller has donated at least $2,500 to a political fund run by Lightford.
West Side Resident Launches Petition Calling For Removal Of Loretto’s President Amid Vaccine Scandals
The community cannot have faith in Loretto Hospital while President George Miller sits at the helm, said Mary Gardner, who started the petition.
Cubs Baseball Academy Doesn’t Make The Cut To Redevelop Silver Shovel Dumps. Here Are The Finalists
Four plans to overhaul the Silver Shovel dumps are moving to the next phase of city and community review.
Loretto Hospital Needs Independent Investigation Into Vaccine Scandals, Mayor Lightfoot Says
Loretto has repeatedly assured Lightfoot it's "come clean" — only for yet another scandal to come out, the mayor said.
Here’s How You Can Help Make Easter Baskets, Meals For West Side Families
Helendora Samuels and Robert Magiet plan to hand out baskets and meals from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 3 in various locations throughout the city.
After Year Of Pandemic, West Side Health Collaborative Credits ‘Power Of Partnership’ To Battle Health Disparities
West Side United, led by a partnership of six hospitals, is working to close the life expectancy gap between Black and white Chicagoans. But when COVID hit, it pivoted to tackle those unique challenges, too.
Embattled Loretto Hospital Executive Resigns After Vaccine Scandals
Loretto Chief Operating Officer Dr. Anosh Ahmed resigned Wednesday night after more than a week of revelations about improper vaccinations.
City Defends Oversight Of Vaccine Distribution Process Despite Scandals At Loretto, Innovative Express Care
Despite multiple issues with providers vaccinating ineligible people, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city has done a good job at overseeing the vaccination rollout.
Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated
"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.
Another Group Favored By Loretto Hospital Exec Got Vaccinated Early: Gold Coast Steakhouse ‘Higher-Ups,’ Sources Say
Employees at Maple & Ash, a restaurant frequented by Loretto Hospital Chief Operating Officer Dr. Anosh Ahmed, received vaccines from the West Side hospital’s supply, sources said.
West Side Group Breaks Ground On Affordable Houses That Will ‘Create Wealth For People Of Color’
The two homes will help Lawndale Christian Development Corporation create a scaleable model for building 1,000 affordable homes on the West Side.
Is Festival Season Happening This Summer? Pitchfork And Riot Fest Organizers Make Plans, While Others Look To 2022
More than 200 permit applications have been submitted for 2021 events, but whether fests can be staged is "fully dependent on where we are in the arc of the virus,” Lightfoot said.
Rep. LaShawn Ford Resigns From Loretto Hospital Board, Says He ‘Strongly Disagreed’ With Slap On The Wrist For Execs
Ford said he's resigning because he disagrees with how Loretto is handling the punishments for the executives.
Trash Cans Installed On West Side To Reduce Littering: ‘It’s Our Civic Duty To Keep Our Neighborhoods Clean’
West Side residents have been asking the city for public trash cans for years: "Why don't we have garbage cans? Everybody else does."
Loretto Executives Keep Jobs After Vaccine Scandals Force Emergency Board Of Directors Meeting
The hospital and its leaders have faced heavy criticism from city officials, who said they let "well-connected" people cut the vaccine line instead of prioritizing West Side residents.
Luxury Gold Coast Watch Shop That Got Improper Vaccinations Has Very Important Customer: A Loretto Hospital Executive
Aside from Trump Tower and a suburban church, Loretto Hospital held a March 3 vaccination event at a Gold Coast shop called Geneva Seal, which sells jewelry and designer watches for tens of thousands of dollars.
South, West Side Students Can Bring Home COVID-19 Safety Kits Tuesday
The kits will be distributed to 1,000 CPS families Tuesday.
West Side Groups Say Plenty Of Locals Could Have Used Loretto’s Vaccine Doses: ‘[We] Can’t Get Them Because They’re Being Shipped To Other Places’
There is a high demand for vaccines on the West Side, where the pandemic took a devastating toll. But some of Loretto Hospital's vaccines were administered to well-connected people outside the community.