Tag: coping with covid

Coping with COVID: Tempered hope and new milestones

Hope/caution. We are thinking about using this tagline for pandemic reports in the coming months: “There’s light at the end of the tunnel, but we’re not out of the woods.” It’s two cliches in one mixed metaphor, but with everything we’re dealing with now, we figure such abuses of good taste[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: Dec. 4

Light at the end of the tunnel (but still a ways to go). The long-awaited vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19 are expected within weeks. The first two U.S.-developed vaccines, one by Pfizer and one by Moderna, have requested emergency FDA approval. Both are touted as up to 95% effective. [Read More…]

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Coping with COVID: Sept. 22

Local good news. The rate of new COVID-19 cases has slowed in Homewood and Flossmoor, and there have been no additional deaths reported for either village by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office in the past two months. Homewood has recorded 425 cases since the pandemic began, with eight new cases[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: Vitamin D deficiency possibly link to COVID-19 susceptibility

Study finds link to vitamin D deficiency, COVID-19 susceptibility. Homewood surpasses 400 cases. State data processing slowdown contributes to spike in cases and tests reported Friday.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login[Read More…]

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Coping with COVID: Local, state case numbers steady while elsewhere numbers continue spike

H-F and Illinois COVID-19 case numbers make modest increases. Two new laws plus additional funding aimed at helping hospitals. Secretary of state extends deadlines for drivers licenses and other document renewals.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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