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SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM RESUMES ELECTIVE PROCEDURES AND APPOINTMENTS MAY 11th

SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM RESUMES ELECTIVE PROCEDURES AND APPOINTMENTS MAY 11th

Sinai Health System is gradually resuming semi-urgent and elective inpatient and outpatient procedures and appointments starting Monday, May 11th, following guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The… Read more »

Illinois DCFS thanks foster parents during Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Illinois DCFS thanks foster parents during Foster Parent Appreciation Month

May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month in Illinois, a time to thank the thousands of foster families across the state that have opened their homes to provide a temporary safe… Read more »

Why Lighting Up and COVID-19 Don’t Mix

Why Lighting Up and COVID-19 Don’t Mix

By: American Heart Association News As evidence continues to grow that people who smoke are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19, health professionals are turning to a familiar message… Read more »

YMCA of Metro Chicago Launches Emergency Child Care for Essential Workers in Pilsen, Little Village, and Brighton Park

YMCA of Metro Chicago Launches Emergency Child Care for Essential Workers in Pilsen, Little Village, and Brighton Park

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced a collaboration with Instituto del Progreso Latino and members of the Y’s Board of Managers to provide emergency child care services at no cost… Read more »

Norwegian American Hospital Launches New COVID-19 Screening, Testing

Norwegian American Hospital Launches New COVID-19 Screening, Testing

Responding to the disproportionate number of COVID-19 infections and related deaths in underserved communities with high minority populations, the Governor’s office, Norwegian American Hospital (Norwegian), Rincon Family Services (Rincon) and… Read more »

Chicken Soup for the Human Soul While Taking a Beating from COVID-19

Chicken Soup for the Human Soul While Taking a Beating from COVID-19

Tips to Support the Healthcare Workers in the Thick of a Pandemic Our healthcare providers are on the front lines of a war against something we cannot see with the… Read more »

Illinois DCFS reminds parents of the ABCs of Safe Sleep

Illinois DCFS reminds parents of the ABCs of Safe Sleep

Unsafe sleep is a leading cause of death for children one-year-old and younger, and while families are spending more time at home together, Illinois DCFS reminds parents of three simple… Read more »

Illinois Receives Approval to Provide Funding in Nutrition Benefits for Children

Illinois Receives Approval to Provide Funding in Nutrition Benefits for Children

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced that Illinois has been approved to provide approximately 316,000 Illinois households with additional SNAP benefits. The USDA authorized and will fund Illinois’… Read more »

Sens. Duckworth and Durbin Call on USEPA to Monitor Chicago Southeast Side Metal Scrappers

Sens. Duckworth and Durbin Call on USEPA to Monitor Chicago Southeast Side Metal Scrappers

Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin urged USEPA Region 5 to require four metals facilities on Chicago’s Southeast Side, a heavily burdened environmental justice community, to install monitors for toxic… Read more »

‘We cannot become invisible’

‘We cannot become invisible’

By: Ashmar Mandou On the heels of emerging COVID-19 data collected by the Enigma Forensics from the Illinois Department of Public Health showcasing the disproportionate impact of the virus on… Read more »