Bottle & Bottega AS Aug 13-Sept 132019

According to data from the Cook County Medical Examiner's office and area senior-care facilities, residents age 70 and older have been greatly affected by the coronavirus outbreak. 

As of May 5, people in that older age group accounted for more than 1,300 — nearly 63% — of Cook County’s total 2,073 coronavirus deaths.

ManorCare reported on May 4 that it housed 13 residents diagnosed with coronavirus at its Homewood location. The Illinois Department of Public Health’s figures updated May 1 counted 30 cases and 11 deaths at the facility since . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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