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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

City Won’t Give Vaccines To Hospitals That Let People Cut In Line, Lightfoot Warns After Trump Tower Controversy

The city is warning vaccine providers it won't give them doses anymore if they let people cut in line. The city would vaccinate residents in other ways, Mayor Lightfoot said.

Citywide

Cook County Judges, Spouses Were Given Chance To Be Vaccinated At Loretto Hospital, Report Says

The West Side hospital is the same one already being criticized for wrongfully vaccinating Trump Tower workers.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Improper Vaccinations At Trump Tower Disappointing, Mayor Says As She Vows City Will ‘Dig Deeper’ To Verify West Side Hospital’s Story

Loretto Hospital is facing criticism after one of its leaders said he vaccinated Eric Trump and the hospital held a vaccine event at Trump Tower. "We just can't have something like this happen again," Lightfoot said.

Downtown

Chicago Hospital Executive Bragged About Vaccinating Eric Trump On Day His Hospital Vaccinated Workers At Trump Tower

Hospital officials said their doctor’s relationship with Trump and his owning a condo in Trump Tower had nothing to do with the improper vaccine event. Millionaire Trump would not have been eligible for a vaccine in Chicago.

Downtown

Trump Tower Workers Got Vaccines From West Side Hospital — Whose COO Owns A Condo In Luxury Highrise

It's unclear why workers at the former president's namesake, luxury hotel were prioritized for vaccines while similar hotel workers have not been allowed to get shots.

Downtown

Governor Signs $150 Million Plan To Improve ‘Disparities And Inequities In Health Care’

The plan invites hospitals and social services addressing underlying causes of health disparities to apply for state funding. The deadline for the first round of funding is April 9.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

All Adult Residents Of Austin, Garfield Park And North Lawndale Can Get Vaccinated. Here’s How To Sign Up

The community-based vaccinations intend to make it easier for residents in hard-hit neighborhoods to get shots.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Hospital Offers Free Colon Cancer Screenings, Pap Smears For Uninsured Residents

The free health screenings are available for West Siders who are uninsured and underinsured throughout March.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Free Heart Screenings Available For Uninsured Patients At West Side Hospital

Loretto Hospital is screening uninsured patients for free to help eliminate health disparities faced by Black people on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Hospital Offers Free Screenings Throughout Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Free walk-in cervical cancer screenings are available to West Side women who are uninsured or underinsured.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Have Questions About The Coronavirus Vaccine? Ask Away At West Side Hospital’s Virtual Town Hall

A panel will answer questions about the vaccine trials and empower residents with the information they need to make a decision on getting vaccinated.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Some West Siders Skeptical Of Coronavirus Vaccines, But City Hopes To Earn Their Trust With An Equitable Distribution Plan

The legacy of medical studies like the Tuskegee experiment and disparities in health care loom large as some Black West Siders weigh getting a coronavirus vaccine.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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