CPS Cancels Class for Vaccination Awareness Day


Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will be closed next week so guardians and parents can take their children to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Classes will be canceled on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, for the first-ever “Vaccination Awareness Day.” In addition, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced that all city employees will be given two hours of paid […]

CDC Busts COVID-19 Vaccine Myths


It is a well-known fact that uncertainty brings out rumors and myths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have laid out myth-busting facts about COVID-19 and its vaccines. One of the rumors about the COVID-19 vaccines is that they can cause variants. However, this is not true. Variants happen because the virus constantly […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Rise as Death Percentage Declines


New data shows that the Nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rates have increased by 30 percent while death rates have declined by 8 percent. This is according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) COVID data tracker published on Oct. 8, 2021. The new data shows the current seven-day case average is at 95,448. This […]

New Chicago Public Schools CEO Explains COVID-19 Safety Efforts


Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) updated their COVID-19 response efforts on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Commissioner of the CPDH, Dr. Allison Arwady, declared a number of new steps aimed to strengthen the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the responses the city has taken was to launch […]

COVID-19 Vaccine a Step to Saving the Future


The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions all across the world. Scientists worked hard to come up with a vaccine to help combat the deadly virus. However, by Sept. 13, 2021, over 225.5 million COVID-19 cases have been recorded. Of those cases, 4.6 million people lost their lives to the deadly virus. The American Academy of […]

CDC Says Unvaccinated Are 11 Times Likely to Die From COVID-19


A recent study shows that unvaccinated individuals are 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19. On Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced the study’s results. Researchers gathered data from 13 jurisdictions and over 600,000 individuals to collect this data. The study also showed that unvaccinated citizens are over 10 […]

President Biden Implements New Vaccine Mandates


President Joe Biden has implemented new vaccine rules on health care staff, large employers, and federal workers in an attempt to contain the latest stream of COVID-19 cases. On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, the President imposed these new requirements that could affect as many as 100 million Americans. According to the White House, this is […]

Chicago Mayor Threatens to Reinstate COVID-19 Restrictions


As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is threatening to reinstate more public health restrictions. The city’s number of daily cases recently rose from 34 to 90 cases per day. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced, on July 20, 2021, that if cases continue to rise, she will have to put more restrictions in […]