Tag: coronavirus

Coping with COVID: April 23

Are you regularly wearing a mask? The Chronicle is currently running a poll on Facebook that asks: “Do you wear a protective mask when you go out into a public place where you’re around other people?” Cast your vote here. Record day for cases, testing. Illinois saw a record number of new COVID-19 cases from[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: April 18

Homewood Baseball and Softball board of directors marks what would have been opening day with a message of encouragement for players and families. Homewood Science Center starts PopUp Science @Home this week. Still no peak for COVID-19 cases in Illinois. Homewood is up to 100 cases, while Flossmoor remains at[Read More…]

Coping with COVID-19: April 17

Frame by Frame Film Fest goes online Saturday at 7 p.m. Illinois sets a new record for COVID-19 cases in one day. Plus, an appropriate meme.

Governor suspends classroom learning for this academic term

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday, April  17, that in-person learning in schools will not resume during the 2019-20 school year, with remote learning days to continue for all pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students.   “Our decisions must follow the science and the science says our students can’t go back[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: April 16

Illinois increases testing availability. Surge in COVID-19 deaths Thursday. Commissioner Donna Miller will host a virtual town hall Friday on nutrtion and wellness. WHO releases new guidelines on the process of returning to social and economic activity. 

Coping with COVID: April 15

Doctors at a virtual town hall sponsored by Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller debunked myths surrounding COVID-19, including one about alcohol. The Chronicle continues to publish daily COVID-19 case updates. The state budget will suffer a dramatic set-back from the costs of the pandemic.

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