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Loretto Hospital Union Says Workers Need Meeting With Leaders, Spots On Board Amid State Investigation

A union for more than 200 Loretto workers said it's asked to meet three times with hospital leaders amid the scandals — only to be ignored.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

After Loretto Hospital Exec’s Pal Got $4 Million In Contracts, Patient Complaints And Assaults Soared

Locked inside Loretto’s psychiatric ward for five days, one man risked his life to flee.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Under Investigation For ‘Potential Misuse Of Charitable Assets’

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and the Better Government Association disclosed insider contracts.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Powerful State Senator Got Caribbean Trips, Campaign Donations And Cash Through Loretto Hospital

State Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford accepted campaign contributions from a Loretto Hospital contractor and Caribbean travel as part of her board duties.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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
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