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Coronavirus Kills 81 More People In Illinois, Including Local Man In His 30s

At least 18,964 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 1,985 deaths are probably related to the virus, according to the state.

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Here’s How West Side Hospitals Are Vaccinating Older People, Frontline Workers

Hospitals are trying to get more people vaccinated on the West Side, where neighborhoods have been hit hard by the pandemic.

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Here’s How You Can Get Vaccinated Against Coronavirus In Chicago

Here's where, how and when you can get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Chicago.

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87 More Illinoisans Dead From Coronavirus, And 3,667 Cases Reported

At least 18,883 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 1,970 deaths are probably related to the virus, according to the state.

Art Institute To Reopen Feb. 11, Will Extend ‘Monet And Chicago’ Through June

When the Art Institute reopens, visitors must wear face coverings and maintain six feet of separation from others not in their group. Tickets are required for non-members.

Lincoln Yards Hosting Free Coronavirus, HIV Testing With Mask Giveaway Friday

Masks and personal protective equipment will be given away. There will also be training for administering Narcan.

Free Coronavirus Testing Site Coming To Edgewater Saturday

The one-day testing pop-up is free and available to people regardless of their immigration or health insurance status.

Black, Latino Chicagoans Dying Of Coronavirus More Than All Others, But They’re Not The Ones Getting Vaccinated

Instead of relying on people to seek out information about vaccinations, the city will work to bring that information — and doses — to West and South side neighborhoods as part of its new Protect Chicago Plus program.

Mayor Lightfoot Publicly Vaccinated Against Coronavirus

Chicago moved into Phase 1B on Monday. During this phase, Chicagoans 65 and older and frontline workers — like government workers, in Lightfoot's case — can be vaccinated.

Coronavirus Kills 49 More Illinoisans And 2,944 Cases Reported

At least 18,798 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 1,946 deaths are probably related to the virus, according to the state.

Coronavirus Kills 95 More Illinoisans As Pritzker Warns We Shouldn’t ‘Let Our Guard Down’

Illinois is continuing to reopen — but Gov. JB Pritzker said people need to remain wary as a more contagious variant of coronavirus spreads.

Indoor Dining Returning Saturday In Chicago, But With Safety Rules, As State Lowers Mitigations

Businesses must serve food to offer indoor service. But in Chicago, bars will be allowed to open if they allow patrons to order food delivery.

CPS Says Some Teachers Can Get Vaccinated In February, But Will It Stop A Strike?

It will take months for all CPS employees to be vaccinated — and elementary school teachers, who go back to class Monday, won't be in the first round.

Coronavirus Kills 123 More People In Illinois, Bringing Death Toll To At Least 18,520

The most recent victims included 46 people from Cook County, including a man in his 50s.

Vaccinations Start Monday For People 65 And Older, Frontline Workers — But Appointments Are Limited, City Warns

Many people will have to wait weeks before there's a coronavirus vaccine dose — and appointment — available for them.

Logan Square Artist Creates ‘Absurdist’ Outdoor Dining Experience On The Boulevard — And Neighbors Are Loving It

The artist, who also works in restaurants, made the installation to remind people of the workers who are putting their lives at risk by serving them food.

Chicago Park District Programs Returning After Being Suspended Due To Coronavirus

People who participate in programs will be required to take safety precautions, though, like wearing masks and staying socially distant.

Coronavirus Kill 107 In Illinois As 4,822 New Cases Reported

At least 18,398 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 1,887 deaths are probably related to the virus.

Field Museum Reopening Thursday After Being Closed For Months Due To Coronavirus

The museum will open to members starting Thursday and to the general public Saturday. Admission will be free Monday and Jan. 28.

4 Vaccination Sites Open In Suburban Cook County

The appointment-only sites are vaccinating health care workers this week, but frontline essential workers and people 65 and older can get vaccinated there starting Monday.

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