Posts Tagged “health”

Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases

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Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases

Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases Orland Park, one of many of Illinois’ pandemic-challenged communities, sees spike in Coronavirus infections but takes no action to address the continued COVID-19 infection rate as infections grow throughout the state. At leads the State is trying to take action The Illinois Department…

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Walgreens chooses to fight Cicero Face Mask order

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Walgreens chooses to fight Cicero Face Mask order

Walgreens chooses to fight Cicero Face Mask order Walgreens, which operates three retail store locations in the Town of Cicero, has decided to fight a Cicero Executive Order requiring essential businesses to require employees and customers to wear face masks. Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board issued the face mask requirement…

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise

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Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise

OPINION: Orland Park COVID-19 cases continue steady rise Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau asserts in a recent video that face masks are only a substitute for other measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, despite the fact that the village continues to show a troubling and ominous rise in infections which increased by…

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Coronavirus cases in Illinois may be flattening out

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Coronavirus cases in Illinois may be flattening out

Coronavirus cases in Illinois may be flattening out Public Health Officials Announce 1,293 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease, which is less than yesterday. Maybe it is starting to turn The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,293 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 81 additional deaths. – Champaign County: 1…

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Illinois announces 1,465 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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Illinois announces 1,465 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 1,465 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,465 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 68 additional deaths.  – Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 female 50s, 7 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 4 females 70s,…

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South suburban leaders unite in message against coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

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South suburban leaders unite in message against coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

South suburban leaders unite in message against coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic South suburban leaders unite in message against coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Stay Home! COVID-19 disproportionately hitting South Suburbs, taking black lives due to unacceptable health disparities South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) and Southland Regional Black Mayoral Caucus (SRBMC) officials join other Chicagoland leaders to…

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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana & song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas releases an online children’s video called “Me and My Iguana” to give children enjoyment during this frightening coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The video is online at www.MeAndMyIguana.com Chicago, IL — At a time when children may…

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the first death of an Illinois resident who tested positive for the Coronavirus COVID-19, a Chicago resident in her 60s. Health officials are closely monitoring outbreak at long-term care facility in DuPage County The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified

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Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified

Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified A second are of the Corona Virus has been identified in Illinois, but state officials said that the risk to general public in Illinois remains low. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), and Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), along with…

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District By Chief Michael Schofield Your chances of surviving a heart attack — cardiac arrest — in the region served by the Orland Fire Protection District are better than in most other regions in the country. This achievement has been recognized nationally and was the…

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement Thursday Dec. 12, 2019 regarding the passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3): “Too many…

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Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

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Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus Last summer (2018), a Kankakee County resident tested positive for Heartland virus, the first case reported in Illinois. In response to this human case, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) collaborated with the Illinois Natural History Survey Medical Entomology Laboratory (INHS MEL) and Kankakee County Health…

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