- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Chicago’s Mask Mandate Returns Friday. Here’s What You Need To Know
Also, another 14 deaths from COVID-19 and 3,180 cases were reported during the past day in Illinois.
After Recovering From Breakthrough Coronavirus Cases, Edgebrook Bakery Owners Reopen For Business
Mona's Sweet Spot is back, and a friend is fundraising as the owners get back on their feet.
Was Your Small Business Shut Out Of Coronavirus Relief Grants? A New State Program Could Help
The Six Corners Association is one of 21 community groups that can help business owners apply for grants of $5,000-$150,000.
Talks Between City And Teachers Union Are Stalled — But Teachers Will Still Return To Classrooms Aug. 30
Nearly all CPS students will return to full-time in-person learning this fall, in line with a state resolution.
Booster Shots Coming In September As US Struggles With Another COVID Surge
The booster rollout will begin Sept. 20 for people who were vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna doses.
8 More States Added To Chicago’s Travel Advisory As Delta Surges Across US
In all, there are 39 states and three territories on the advisory.
Indoor Mask Mandate Returning Friday To Chicago As City Sees Surge In COVID-19 Cases
All Chicagoans, even those fully vaccinated, must wear masks indoors in public. The move comes as the city sees a surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the Delta variant.
26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade, ‘Fiestas Patrias’ Canceled For Second Straight Year
The Chamber of Commerce will instead light the Little Village Arch for the month of September.
Uptown’s ‘Boost The Block’ Brings Free Food, Public Art And Street Fest To Argyle Street
Boost the Block is hitting Argyle Street every Tuesday this month and will end with a festival Aug. 31.
Here’s How You Can Get Kids Vaccinated Against Coronavirus This Week Before School Returns
Also, another 30 COVID-19 deaths and 9,126 cases were reported since Friday in Illinois.
Vaccine Boosters Authorized For People With Weakened Immune Systems
The boosters are currently approved for Pfizer and Moderna only, but the agencies are studying boosters for Johnson & Johnson vaccines, Reuters reports.
All CPS Teachers And Staff Must Be Vaccinated By Oct. 15 Or Stay Home, Chicago Public Schools Announces
Workers will have to submit proof of full vaccination by Oct. 15, unless they have an approved religious or medical exemption, CPS said
McDonald’s Requires Office Staffers To Get Vaccinated, Delays Return To Work At West Loop Headquarters
All office employees need to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 27 before they can return to work, according to an internal memo.
Should COVID-19 Cases Force Classroom Closures? The Debate Unfolds In Chicago
Around the country, school districts are grappling with the tricky question of when and how to quarantine students and staff after confirmed cases of COVID-19.
More Than 200 Lollapalooza Attendees Got COVID-19 — But It Wasn’t A Super-Spreader Event, City’s Top Doc Says
"We would have seen a surge if we were going to see a surge, at this point," Chicago Dept. of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Aldermen Push For City Mask Mandate As COVID Cases Climb
"I think if, and when, we see numbers move into the high-risk territory, we may move to put a mandate in place,” Chicago Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Get A COVID Vaccine, Get $25 Gift Card And A Free Haircut At Rogers Park Back-To-School BBQ Saturday
The free haircuts are for kids who get vaccinated. Anyone who gets a vaccine at the event will get a $25 gift card from the Chicago Department of Public Health.
CDC Urges Pregnant People To Get Vaccinated As Delta Spreads
Also, the state reported another 3,933 COVID-19 cases and nine more Illinoisans killed by the virus.
Delta Surge Is ‘Very Much Here’ In Chicago, Top Doc Says As Hospitalizations, Deaths Rise
Chicago — which is among the most-vaccinated parts of Illinois — is faring better than southern Illinois, where "COVID is really surging."
12 States Added To Chicago’s Travel Advisory, Biggest Addition To List In Months
It's the first time since April 19 that the travel advisory has more states on it than not, according to the health department.