Tag: personal protective equipment

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…]

Preckwinkle announces Cook County COVID-19 donation initiative

COOK COUNTY — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today a new donation program to accept unused personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders and medical staff. “We want to ensure that those in our community who are on the front lines of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic have[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…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

Community Calendar