- 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, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Former State Health Director Ezike Under Scrutiny By The State’s Top Ethics Investigator
Public health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike connected with ordinary people nearly every day during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now she is CEO of a top state medical contractor. Did Dr. Ezike’s quick switch violate the state Ethics Act?
Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Former State Top Doc, Will Lead Sinai Chicago Health System
Ezike previously led the state's coronavirus response director of the Illinois Department of Public Health. "I am ready to tackle issues of health equity and continue the work Sinai has been doing long before anyone heard of a COVID-19 pandemic," Ezike said.
Ngozi Ezike, Illinois’ Health Leader During COVID Crisis, Stepping Down
Dr. Ngozi Ezike became a widely recognized figure at the outset of the pandemic, regularly giving updates in multiple languages. Her last day is March 14.
Illinois Hospitals ‘Completely Overwhelmed’ By Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients, Officials Say
More than 90 percent of people in intensive care units with COVID are unvaccinated and nearly 100 percent of those needing ventilators haven't gotten their shots, health officials said.
Pritzker Vows To Shut Down ‘Fly-By-Night’ Pop-Up COVID Testing Sites, Calling Them An ‘Enormous Problem’
Pritzker said he has referred the issue of questionable pop-up sites to the state attorney general's office to investigate.
State Lowers Coronavirus Vaccine Age To 65 For Next Round, Which Could Be Months Away
Chicago, which is in charge of its own vaccination program separate from the rest of Illinois, has not decided if it will also lower its age barrier to 65 for the next round.
Pritzker Touts Illinois’ Successful Path To Friday’s Reopening, But Warns New Surges Will Bring Back Restrictions
I'm not afraid to protect the people of Illinois by moving a region back if we see a surge, Gov. JB Pritzker said at an afternoon news conference.
87 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois
There have now been 4,607 deaths and 102,686 confirmed cases statewide. In Chicago, there have been 1,788 deaths and 38,783 confirmed cases.
Illinois Tops 100,000 Coronavirus Cases, But Hospitalizations On The Decline
The state dipped beneath 4,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time since officials began tracking that.
1 Text, 3 Phone Calls Then A Visit As A Last Resort: Illinois Lays Out Its Contact Tracing Program
Gov. JB Pritzker is ramping up the tracing program that intends to isolate every person known to be in recent contact with someone who has newly confirmed case.
Illinois Sees Its Highest 1-Day Total Of Tests And New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
Illinois reported nearly 30,000 more coronavirus tests since it last released numbers Monday.
In ‘Young And Restless’ Facebook Live Series, Chicago Activist Interviews Mayor Lightfoot, Hosts Fitness Classes And More
The five-day virtual event will feature conversations with public officials, a trivia contest hosted by "Everybody Loves Raymond" actress Patricia Heaton and cash prizes.
2,563 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Illinois As 141 More People Die In Past Day
While the state hopes to soon reach a peak in cases and begin a decline, Thursday's numbers showed the arc of the pandemic is still sloping up.
59 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois, Governor Announces
Gov. JB Pritzker spoke Sunday at his daily coronavirus media briefing.
2,049 New Confirmed Cases Announced In Illinois’ Worst Day Yet For New Coronavirus Cases
In addition, another 97 people died from the virus in the past day.
Coronavirus Claims Another 33 People In Illinois, Lowest In Nearly 2 Weeks
An additional 1,197 people tested positive for the virus in the past day, raising the overall number to 30,357.
‘We Have Not Peaked’: Illinois Sees Largest Jump In Cases Yet, With 1,842 New Confirmed Infections
The spike comes as the state ramps up testing, with more than 7,500 tests completed in the past 24 hours.
Anyone With Coronavirus Symptoms Can Now Get Tested In Illinois
Previously, officials encouraged people with mild symptoms to stay home and recover in self-isolation to preserve the low supply of tests.
Illinois Surpasses 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths As 125 More Perish In Largest Daily Toll Yet
Gov. JB Pritzker spoke at his daily coronavirus briefing.
82 More Die From Coronavirus In Illinois, But Growth Is Slowing, State’s Top Doctor Says
"But even as there may be some glimmers of hope, I say that physical distancing ... must continue to be the way we reduce the spread of this virus," Dr. Ngozi Ezike said. "Please stay home."