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29 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

29 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 29 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning… Read more »

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

September is National Preparedness Month. Emergency situations, such as tornados, hurricanes, heatwaves and blizzards, can significantly impact everyone’s safety, but they can be especially upsetting and confusing for individuals living… Read more »

La Administración Pritzker Recibe $36 Millones en Fondos Federales para Combatir la Crisis de Opioides

La Administración Pritzker Recibe $36 Millones en Fondos Federales para Combatir la Crisis de Opioides

El Gobernador JB Pritzker y el Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Illinois (IDHS) anunciaron que el estado ha recibido $36.7 millones en fondos federales para combatir la crisis de opioides…. Read more »

29 Condados de Illinois en Nivel de Advertencia por el Coronavirus

29 Condados de Illinois en Nivel de Advertencia por el Coronavirus

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Illinois (IDPH) reportó que 19 condados de Illinois están considerados a nivel de advertencia por la enfermedad del coronavirus (COVID-19). Un condado entra a… Read more »

Consejos de Preparación para Emergencias para Cuidadores de Personas con Alzheimer

Consejos de Preparación para Emergencias para Cuidadores de Personas con Alzheimer

Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de Preparación. Situaciones de emergencia, como tornados, huracanes, olas de calor y tormentas de nieve pueden impactar considerablemente la seguridad de todos, pero pueden ser… Read more »

Sinai Health System, DePaul University Come Together to Address Health Inequities

Sinai Health System, DePaul University Come Together to Address Health Inequities

Sinai Health System and DePaul University announce they will join forces to address critical health inequities in Chicago through the creation of a community-driven, applied research institute. Sinai Health System’s… Read more »

Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Guidance for State Polling Locations

Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Guidance for State Polling Locations

In preparation for the 2020 elections, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has issued guidance to protect the safety and health of voters as they cast ballots at polling… Read more »

Sinai Health System y DePaul University se Reúnen para Atender Desigualdades de Salud

Sinai Health System y DePaul University se Reúnen para Atender Desigualdades de Salud

Sinai Health System y DePaul University anunciaron que unirán sus fuerzas para atender las graves desigualdades en la salud en Chicago, mediante la creación de un instituto de investigación aplicada… Read more »

City of Chicago Launches Snapchat Lens Initiative Encouraging Residents to Wear Masks

City of Chicago Launches Snapchat Lens Initiative Encouraging Residents to Wear Masks

The City of Chicago launched another engagement tool to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Chicago—a Snapchat lens. The social media platform is popular amongst Millennials and Gen Zers, a… Read more »

Wearing Face Masks Can Adversely Affect Attitudes Towards Social Distancing, New Research Shows

Wearing Face Masks Can Adversely Affect Attitudes Towards Social Distancing, New Research Shows

Wearing face masks can adversely affect attitudes towards social distancing, a new study shows. People felt comfortable sitting or standing closer to others while wearing a mask, a team of… Read more »