Experts Say More People Test Negative for COVID Before Popping Positive

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People are testing negative for COVID-19 multiple times before popping positive, according to Chicago’s Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady. This is most likely due to the newer subvariants and the rise in vaccination numbers. Dr. Arwady acknowledged that experts believe happens “especially if people are fully vaccinated and or if they’ve had […]

COVID Cases Increase Nearly 10% in Illinois

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COVID-19 cases have risen nearly 10% in Illinois over the past seven days. The state’s new daily case average is around 1,272, according to the data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. These numbers represent probable and confirmed cases. Over a week ago the daily cases were averaging 1,157. On April 4, 2022, Illinois […]

COVID-19 Disparities Disproportionately Impact Black Chicagoans

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Black communities have been disproportionately Impacted in everything from housing to employment. The COVID-19 pandemic exasperated disparities more than any other. Roughly 52% of COVID deaths in January 2022 were Black Chicagoans. Faith and community leaders say the disparity seen in their neighborhoods reflects decades of disinvestment, according to CBS News. The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development […]

Here Is Where to Receive COVID Booster in Chicago

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The holiday season is here. This means families will gather and the winter holiday travel will begin. With COVID-19 and its variants — including the new Omicron strain emerging from South Africa — still surging throughout the country; many questions have begun to pop up about how and where can one receive the vaccine or […]

COVID-19 Cases Are on the Rise in Illinois

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Over the past week, Chicago and the state of Illinois have seen a 20% rise in COVID-19 cases. For several months, these cases had dropped. However, the Delta Variant surge over the summertime caused an increase in cases. The Illinois Department of Public Health has released data showing 2,561 new COVID-19 cases each day over […]