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It is undeniable: Racism is a public health crisis.

As members and leaders from many of Chicago’s healthcare organizations addressing the disproportionate black and brown mortality from the COVID-19 pandemic, we say without hesitation that Black Lives Matter. No ...

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Barbara Shields Johnson, director of nursing at The Loretto Hospital in Chicago, explains why she believes it was important for her as a person of color to publicly receive the Covid-19 vaccine. “There’s a ...

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1st Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines in Chicago administered at Loretto Hospital

CHICAGO (WLS) -- History was made in Chicago Tuesday after the first COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer in Chicago were administered at Loretto Hospital on the West Side. The hospital was chosen because of the care it has ...

The Latest: Kansas mayor resigns over mask mandate threats

KANSAS — A western Kansas mayor announced Tuesday that she is resigning, effective immediately, because of threats she has received after she publicly supported a mask mandate. Dodge City Mayor Joyce Warshaw ...

Coronavirus live updates: 'Breakthrough' home test gets OK from FDA; 1 in 6 who ...

USA TODAY is keeping track of the news surrounding COVID-19 as vaccines begin to roll out nationwide. Just this week, the US marked the stark milestone of more than 300,000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. ...

Five Nurses, Doctors First to Get Vaccine in Chicago at West Side Hospital

Five nurses and doctors became the first people in Chicago to be vaccinated for the coronavirus Tuesday morning at a West Side hospital in the middle of a Chicago neighborhood ravaged by COVID-19. City officials chose ...

Chicago healthcare workers receive 1st COVID-19 vaccines at West Side hospital

Five health care workers, including emergency room nurses, rolled up their sleeves and received shots at Loretto Hospital

First health care workers in Illinois get COVID-19 vaccines

Applause erupted as doctors and nurses received COVID-19 shots in Chicago and Peoria Tuesday, a positive step after months of a seemingly uncontainable pandemic that has caused more than 14,500 deaths in Illinois ...

Chicago administers first 5 doses of coronavirus vaccines

Five front-line medical workers received the vaccine against COVID-19 in Chicago on Tuesday morning, marking an important milestone in the fight against the coronavirus. “What we just witnessed is history in the ...

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