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Loretto Hospital Got Vaccines To Help Black West Siders — But More Than Half Of Early On-Site Shots Went To White And Asian People

The hospital also admitted to vaccinating ineligible people at Trump Tower and a luxury jewelry shop, according to an audit obtained by Block Club Chicago and the Better Government Association.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Cash-Strapped Loretto Hospital Paid Millions To Companies Formed By Ousted Executive’s Pal

Before COO Anosh Ahmed resigned after hooking up friends with early vaccines, Loretto Hospital was paying millions to companies founded by Ahmed's close pal and business partner.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Siders Can Get Vaccinated At PCC Wellness, Austin Residents Can Get Vaccinated At City Clinic At Loretto Hospital

The city stopped sending vaccine doses to Loretto Hospital after reports highlighted how the hospital vaccinated ineligible people with ties to its executives.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Vaccination Clinic Opening At Loretto Hospital — But City Will Manage It After Hospital’s Scandals

The city will manage all operations at the clinic to start with, including ensuring vaccines are appropriately administered and reported to the state's tracking system.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Siders Can Still Get Vaccinated While Loretto Has Doses Cut Off Amid Scandals. Here’s How

The city has cut off doses to Loretto Hospital amid its vaccine scandals — but those doses are still going to other providers on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Citywide

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.

Downtown

More City-Run Vaccination Clinics Needed In Hard-Hit Areas, Aldermen Say, As Vaccine Scandals Show Urgent Need For Oversight

A newly introduced ordinance calls for federal COVID-19 funds be used to create permanent city-run testing sites in hard-hit neighborhoods — instead of giving city doses to places that are not following the rules.

Citywide

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Downtown

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Execs Reprimanded For Going Rogue After Letting ‘Well-Connected’ People Skip Vaccine Line

It was not immediately clear what punishments will be doled out to Loretto Hospital CEO George Miller and COO Dr. Anosh Ahmed — but the hospital already had its supply of vaccine doses cut by the city.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Vaccinated CEO’s Suburban Church — While West Siders Were Calling Daily For Shots

Shots were administered to more than 200 members of the suburban church attended by Loretto CEO George Miller, who is also longtime friends with the church's leader. The event happened in early February, when doses were hard to come by.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Vaccine Doses Not Being Sent To Loretto Until City Can ‘Confirm’ It’s Vaccinating, Reporting People Properly

The West Side hospital is embroiled in controversy after vaccinating Trump Tower workers and after ineligible judges were offered doses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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