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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.

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Want To Avoid Crowds But Be In Nature? Social Distance In These 10 Chicago Parks

Officials have said it's OK to head to the park, but people should keep their visits short and abide by social distancing and hygiene guidelines while there.

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Coronavirus In Chicago: City Rolls Out Plan To Combat COVID-19 In Black Communities

Plus, the state is pleading with people to stay home and to practice social distancing despite warm weather Tuesday.

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Ald. Rossana Rodriguez Creates Mutual Aid Network To Help Seniors, Here’s How To Get Involved

A review of state data tracking COVID-19 shows that the 60618 zip code — which includes parts of Irving Park, Albany Park, North Center, and Avondale — has 109 confirmed cases of the virus as of Monday.

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It’ll Be 70 Degrees On Tuesday — But Please Stay Home, Officials Plead

"I assure you, if people congregate tomorrow, we will set the state back in our fight against COVID-19," Dr. Ngozi Ezike said.

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Black Chicagoans Are Dying Of Coronavirus More Than Everyone Else: ‘This Is Unacceptable,’ Mayor Says

More than 72 percent of coronavirus deaths in Chicago have been Black residents, the city announced Monday — but only 30 percent of Chicagoans are Black.

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Chicago Is Cracking Down On Congregating In Parks During Coronavirus Pandemic

"The issue is congregating," Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Monday. "And that's what we can't tolerate."

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Coronavirus In Chicago: Officials Preparing For Peak In Cases, Hoping To Save Lives

Illinois' peak in coronavirus cases is expected to come in mid- to late April.