In addition to an emergency rule that allows public health officials to issue fines to businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings, Gov. Pritzker also signed Senate Bill 471 which, in part, is designed to protect retail workers/merchants who are attacked or assaulted for relaying health or safety guidelines.
Chicago is doubling down on efforts to enforce its emergency coronavirus travel order, as officials will now be reviewing the social media posts of possible violators as the pandemic continues.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday that public health officials may issue fines to Illinois businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Health officials on Friday said another 2,084 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Illinois, marking the largest daily caseload in over a month.
A suburban Chicago school district has said students of color will get the first chance to return for in-person learning when schools reopen, citing "a pandemic" of "inequity and racism, and classism" that preceded COVID-19.
Dr. David Zich gives his analysis on the latest talking points coming out of the coronavirus outbreak,
A staff member at the Lake View YMCA has tested positive for the coronavirus, the North Side center announced Thursday.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced Thursday it has extended jobless benefits another 20 weeks as the state’s unemployment numbers continue to soar because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cresco labs opened up their nineth and biggest dispensary in Illinois right across from Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Thursday’s coronavirus numbers were the highest since May 24 and one Chicago doctor is hinting it could be unlikely kids go back to school this fall.
Chicago Alderman Michael Scott Jr. of the 24th Ward has tested positive for COVID-19.
Loyola University announced that the institution will not be hosting students in on-campus residence halls due to COVID-19 until "conditions are favorable."
The Diversey Express Driver Services Facility will be closed until Aug. 10 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Health officials on Thursday said another 1,953 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Illinois, marking the 16th straight day of daily case loads over 1,000.
Illinois Republican Rep. Rodney Davis on Wednesday announced he has tested positive for COVID-19.
“Anyone who thinks that wearing a mask or keeping their distance doesn't help, you are just wrong,” said Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
An inmate at the Federal Bureau of Prisons facility in the southern Illinois city of Marion has died of complications from COVID-19, the agency revealed Wednesday.
A Republican state representative in Illinois filed a petition Wednesday calling for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to be held in contempt for supposedly violating a court ruling when he issued two executive orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Illinois health officials announced 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the 15th day in a row with a four-digit daily caseload.
Chicago’s emergency travel order is extending all the way to Puerto Rico.