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State Sending 50,000 Moderna, Pfizer Vaccine Doses To Chicago While Johnson & Johnson Is Paused

"As cases climb across the country, I encourage everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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City Boosts Police Presence To Prepare For Potential Unrest Over Adam Toledo Video, Daunte Wright Killing

Some officers had their days off canceled, and there was a heavy police presence along Michigan Avenue Monday. Large salt trucks, previously used to block streets, were also out.

Downtown

Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations Paused In Chicago, Throughout Illinois After Recommendation From Feds

A reported six women have developed blood clots out of nearly 7 million people who have gotten vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson.

Citywide

Coronavirus Kills 18 More Illinoisans And 2,433 Cases Found

The most recent COVID-19 victims included 16 people from Cook County, including a man in his 20s and a man in his 40s.

Citywide

Chicago Teachers Union Threatens To Go Back To Working Remotely Wednesday If No High School Deal Is Reached

High school educators will refuse to work from school buildings unless an agreement is reached with the district before then.

Citywide

Johnson & Johnson Shots To Be Offered For United Center Vaccinations

There will be high demand for the appointments and people should check back frequently, officials advised.

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Illinois Opens Coronavirus Vaccinations To All People 16 And Older Monday

In Chicago, widespread vaccine eligibility is coming next week — but people can head to the suburbs for shots, Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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7 Million Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Have Been Given In Illinois, But 6,572 Cases Found Over Weekend

Another 29 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus over the weekend. At least 21,505 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

Citywide

Illinois Breaks Vaccination Record Again — But Also Sees Most New COVID Cases Since January

Another 21 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus in the past day and 4,004 cases were found — the most cases in a single day since late January.

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Record-Breaking 154,201 Vaccine Doses Administered In 1 Day In Illinois As Officials Rush To Fight Off 3rd Wave

Another 34 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus in the past day and 3,739 cases were found.

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Chicagoans 16 And Older Can Go To The Suburbs To Get A Vaccine Starting Monday, Governor Says

Vaccine eligibility is open to everyone in Illinois 16 and older starting Monday — except in Chicago. Residents desperate for a dose before the city's April 19 date can go to state-run vaccine sites, Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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Teachers Union Calls On Chicago To Delay High School Reopening By A Week, But District Wants To Stay Course

Officials said they are working with the city’s public health department on a vaccination plan for students 16 and older, but the district has not shared any details.

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Homebound Chicagoans Have Been Stuck Inside For More Than A Year — And City’s Vaccination Program Still Hasn’t Responded To Thousands Of Them

More than 4,100 people have signed up for the Chicago Department of Public Health's homebound vaccination program; so far, 532 people have gotten vaccinated. Some people could have to wait until the fall to get shots, the city's top doctor said.

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Coronavirus Kills 28 More People In Illinois And 3,790 Cases Reported

The most recent victims included seven people from Cook County, including a man in his 30s and a man in his 50s.

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Young Chicagoans Can Apply For Jobs, Internships With One Summer Chicago Program

There are more than 21,000 summer jobs and internships available for Chicagoans age 14-24 this summer.

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Waste Management Ousted From Chicago’s Recycling Program

Waste Management lost the city’s Blue Cart contract after a BGA investigation revealed how the company charged the city twice for processing materials in recycling bins.

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All Adult Chicagoans Eligible For Vaccine April 19, Mayor Says

The mayor's announcement comes the same day President Joe Biden said he'd order states and major cities to make all adults eligible by April 19.

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Illinois Sees 13 More People Die From Coronavirus, But Chicago And State Get $124 Million For Vaccinations

Chicago has received $33 million and the state about $90 million from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention to boost their vaccination efforts.

Citywide

4 States Added To More-Risky Tier Of Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order

Six states were moved into the city's less serious category, dubbed Yellow.

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In Chicago, Parent Fundraising Eases Reopening At Some Schools — And Leaves Others Out

The dynamic in a city deeply segregated by race and wealth has long contributed to the inequalities among schools.

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