Chicago and other towns across Illinois are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Chicago, IL community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Illinois hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Illinois Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Illinois government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Illinois COVID-19 Cases

Illinois New Coronavirus Cases:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Cases: 4,136,659
Illinois New Coronavirus Deaths:
Illinois Total Coronavirus Deaths: 42,005
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Chicago

Chicago nurse is finally free of COVID-19-related PTSD and depression after electrical brain tapping therapy

A Chicago nurse closed out her 40-year career after the coronavirus pandemic left her with PTSD and depression. She revealed how an electrical brain-tapping therapy called deep TMS saved her life. More info »

Fox News on MSN - 05/15/2024 09:00pm

Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline deluged with calls, hindered by lack of shelter beds

In 2023, the Hotline received a record-high 17,972 contacts for requests for shelter, up 45% from 2022. But advocates say the state is not equipped to meet the increased demand. More info »

Chicago Sun-Times - 05/10/2024 08:36am

Chicago youth struggle with higher rates of unemployment post-pandemic, new report finds. ‘I need a job ASAP’

I am struggling, and it’s now getting to me that I need a job ASAP,” Massey said. Massey said he has a group chat with friends who are also looking for work, and they’ll all get on FaceTime and apply ... More info »

Tribune News Service on MSN - 05/16/2024 12:28am

Claim for barring student exposed to COVID-19 quashed

The parents of a high school student barred from attending classes for 10 days because she had come into contact with a classmate with COVID-19 failed to state a case for a violation of their daughter ... More info »

chicagolawbulletin - 05/17/2024 07:50am

Chicago Public Schools fights for funding as district faces end of COVID-19 pandemic money

CPS CEO Pedro Martinez will travel to Springfield this week to ask state lawmakers for more money as they finalize the state budget. More info »

ABC 7 Chicago on MSN - 05/13/2024 03:06pm

How do you feel your community is responding to the coronavirus crisis:

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