Tag: healthcare workers

Local hospital staff rise to the occasion of pandemic

Healthcare workers at Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields have faced the overwhelming demands of the COVID-19 pandemic without becoming overwhelmed, according to one administrator.  It hasn’t been easy. In a recent interview with the Chronicle, Mari Lynn Ross, vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Franciscan[Read More…]

Cook County executive order removes obstacles for donating, distributing COVID-19 supplies

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued an executive order on Friday, March 19, accelerating the county’s ability to accept supplies, equipment and other donations from private partners, corporations and individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Preckwinkle’s signing the executive order is meant to get critical materials to vulnerable communities in[Read More…]

Maple Tree Inn customer food orders adding up to donations for first responders

Franciscan Health needs more personal protective equipment for its healthcare workers as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow. Maple Tree Inn owners Erich and Katie Wennberg responded, starting a fund this week for purchasing protective gloves. #giftthegloves   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

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