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Lightfoot, Chicago’s Top Doctor to Update on City’s Coronavirus Vaccine Plan – NBC Chicago

NOTE: Watch the press conference live beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the player above Chicago’s mayor and top doctor plan to deliver an update Wednesday on the city’s coronavirus response and its vaccination plan. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady are expected to …

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Daughter Shares Heartbreak After Losing Both Parents to COVID-19 – NBC Chicago

Erica Lopez says her parents’ deaths marked an ending to a beautiful love story. Her father, Guadalupe “Lupe” Lopez, and mother, Maria Lopez, had been together for 36 years. They passed away from COVID-19 just two weeks apart. “My mom and dad loved each other,” Erica Lopez said. “They were …

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If You’ve Had Coronavirus Recently, How at Risk Are You? Chicago’s Top Doc Answers – NBC Chicago

As some people recover from coronavirus, many question their immunity going forward and whether they, too, must limit their interactions and continue to take preventative measures. The answer is yes, according to Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady. While there is evidence that those who contract the …

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Chicago’s Mayor, Top Doc to Update on Coronavirus Testing in the City – NBC Chicago

NOTE: Watch the press conference live beginning at 1:15 p.m. in the player above Chicago’s mayor and top health official plan to deliver an update Wednesday on the city’s testing efforts as numbers continue to spike, sparking new restrictions across Illinois and a stay-at-home advisory within city limits. Mayor Lori …

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Chicago Releases 8 Guidelines for Halloween Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – NBC Chicago

Note: Lightfoot’s news conference can be watched live in the video player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday released eight guidelines for celebrating Halloween safely this year, as well as plans for activities and programming surrounding the holiday, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Lightfoot and the city’s top health …

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These Are All the Changes Taking Effect Thursday – NBC Chicago

The city of Chicago will ease some of the restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus beginning on Thursday, allowing indoor bar service again and raising capacity limits on businesses, including restaurants, among other major changes. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health and business officials announced …

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Chicago to Reopen Indoor Bar Service, Increase Capacity Limits in Easing Coronavirus Restrictions – NBC Chicago

Note: Lightfoot’s news conference can be watched live in the video player above beginning at around 1 p.m. CST. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Monday plans to ease some of the restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus, allowing indoor bar service again and raising capacity …

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Lightfoot, Chicago Officials to Update on City’s Coronavirus Reopening Framework – NBC Chicago

Note: Lightfoot’s news conference can be watched live in the video player above beginning at around 1 p.m. CST. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other Chicago officials are expected to deliver an update on the city’s coronavirus reopening framework Monday afternoon. Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady, …

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State Considered ‘Higher Risk’ for Travel, IDPH Data Shows – NBC Chicago

As of Friday, Illinois was reporting 15.3 daily coronavirus cases per every 100,000 people, placing it in the “higher risk” category for travel, as defined by metrics from the state’s own Department of Public Health. With the current number of cases, Illinois would also meet the threshold to be included …

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How Chicago Officials Are Preparing for a Second Wave of Coronavirus – NBC Chicago

Though additional restrictions are not yet in place, Chicago’s top health official said the city is already preparing for a coronavirus surge during the upcoming holiday season. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday that the department has prepared for a citywide health emergency a month …

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