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Chicago Partners with Zocdoc to Streamline Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Chicago Partners with Zocdoc to Streamline Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

The City of Chicago and Zocdoc, the leader in online healthcare scheduling, announced a partnership where Zocdoc will serve as the City’s main platform for eligible Chicago residents to find and book… Read more »

Triton College Serves as COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Triton College Serves as COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Beginning this month, Triton College will serve as a Point of Distribution (POD) site for COVID-19 vaccinations. Cook County Health (CCH) will administer vaccinations Monday through Saturday by appointment only…. Read more »

Saint Anthony Hospital Rolls Out Vaccine Education Program to West, Southwest Chicago

Saint Anthony Hospital Rolls Out Vaccine Education Program to West, Southwest Chicago

Courtesy of Saint Anthony Saint Anthony Hospital started vaccinating eligible patients and community members in Tier 1B with a goal of vaccinating at least 1000 patients per week, but serving… Read more »

Governor Announces Expansion of Phase 1B Eligibility

Governor Announces Expansion of Phase 1B Eligibility

In light of a steadily increasing federal vaccine supply, Illinois is making plans to expand Phase 1B eligibility on February 25 to people who have comorbidities and underlying conditions as… Read more »

YMCA of Metro Chicago Offers Education and Child Care

YMCA of Metro Chicago Offers Education and Child Care

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago will offer full-day education and child care to families needing assistance in the event in-person instruction and remote learning are not available to Chicago students…. Read more »

CPS, CTU Reach Tentative Agreement

CPS, CTU Reach Tentative Agreement

Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Teachers Union recently announced a tentative agreement to resume in-person instruction beginning this week. Under the agreement, optional in-person learning will resume on Thursday, Feb…. Read more »

Former CTU President Karen Lewis Passes Away

Former CTU President Karen Lewis Passes Away

By: Ashmar Mandou Former Chicago Teachers Union President and former chemistry teacher Karen Lewis, 67, passed away on Sunday following her battle with brain cancer, a spokesperson for the family… Read more »

City Creates a Process for Police Misconduct Allegations

City Creates a Process for Police Misconduct Allegations

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot signed an Executive Order creating the first City guidelines governing the release of materials directly to subjects of alleged police misconduct. Effective March 7, 2021, the… Read more »

Latino Caucus Welcomes New Leadership

Latino Caucus Welcomes New Leadership

The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus unveils new executive leadership for the 102nd General Assembly: • State Senator Cristina Castro (22nd District), Co-Chair, • State Representative Aarón Ortíz (1st District), Co-Chair,… Read more »

Despite Uncertain Times, Berwyn’s Cermak Road Sees Economic Growth

Despite Uncertain Times, Berwyn’s Cermak Road Sees Economic Growth

The Berwyn community started the new year off strong with two new additions to the Cermak Road corridor, uBreakiFix and La Parra Restaurant and Bar. In January, Cermak Road’s newest… Read more »