Health officials say it’s best to take both shots of the COVID-19 vaccines that require them. But more than 70,000 Chicagoans are overdue for their second shot.
Experts say after months of convincing people why they’re safer with a mask, it’s understandable why some aren’t yet ready to leave the house without them.
Barring a spike in COVID-related hospitalizations, Pritzker announced he intends to begin moving to a full reopening of the state’s economy as soon as next week.
“Our goal is to be fully open by July 4,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday — just in time for the annual car show, scheduled for July 14-19.
With Chicago’s COVID-19 positivity rate dropping below 5% for the first time since late March, businesses can expand capacity limits.
COVID-19 may be easing, but some malls still face the threat of changing shopping habits and struggling anchor stores.
The city’s rollout did not prioritize the residents, who face language barriers and poor access to health care, so the community opened its own clinics.
Chicago’s going to offer a “VaxPass” that would give vaccinated people access to concerts, entertainment and other free events.
Federal regulators found the one-shot vaccine is safe for people 18 and over. They’d recommended a “pause” on using it after some patients developed rare blood clots.
More than half of Chicagoans have now received their first vaccine dose — but getting the next half vaccinated won’t be easy.