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IDPH Files Emergency Rules Mandating COVID-19 Testing in Long-Term Care Facilities

IDPH Files Emergency Rules Mandating COVID-19 Testing in Long-Term Care Facilities

This week, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for COVID-19. Each… Read more »

Tips to Safely Enter Phase 3 from Chicago ER Doctor

Tips to Safely Enter Phase 3 from Chicago ER Doctor

As Chicago enters Phase 3, safety is key. Harnessing medical insight coupled with the resource of mass communication, what may seem as an awkward adjustment post June 3rd may be less… Read more »

June Is Recognized As Men’s Health Month

June Is Recognized As Men’s Health Month

This week kicks off 2020 Men’s Health Month, an annual awareness period solely dedicated to education and activities on the health and wellness of men and boys. Communities around the… Read more »

Illinois Latino COVID-19 Initiative Urges Stronger Health Response

Illinois Latino COVID-19 Initiative Urges Stronger Health Response

As Illinois prepares to move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan, too many health and economic disparities remain unaddressed for the state’s communities of color. The Illinois Latino COVID-19… Read more »

Junio ​​es reconocido como el mes de la salud masculina

Junio ​​es reconocido como el mes de la salud masculina

Esta semana comienza el Mes de la Salud de los Hombres 2020, un período de concientización anual dedicado exclusivamente a la educación y las actividades sobre la salud y el… Read more »

CDPH Announces Expansion Mental Health Support

CDPH Announces Expansion Mental Health Support

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a package of mental health supports for Chicago residents who may be facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has… Read more »

State Distributes More Than 13,000 Meals to Local Foodbanks

State Distributes More Than 13,000 Meals to Local Foodbanks

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is working with the Department of Human Services and our local emergency managers to address an identified need in our communities. To date, the… Read more »

CDPH Anuncia Expansión de Apoyo a la Salud Mental

CDPH Anuncia Expansión de Apoyo a la Salud Mental

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH) anunció un paquete de apoyos de salud mental para los residentes de Chicago que pueden enfrentar desafíos debido a la pandemia COVID-19…. Read more »

City, CORE Founders Update COVID-19 Testing Centers

City, CORE Founders Update COVID-19 Testing Centers

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined co-founders of Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE), Sean Penn and Ann Lee, to provide an update on the City’s COVID-19 testing facilities, which are strategically… Read more »

The Need for Normalcy

The Need for Normalcy

For the past several weeks, most Americans have been sitting at home, social distancing from both family and friends. But with summer drawing near, many of us are simply tired… Read more »