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Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom announced that some counties will soon be able to allow shopping inside of stores, which would be an upgrade from curbside pick [...] Read full article: Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retaile...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

The county's top public health official says the stay-at-home orders issued in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic will likely be extended for anothe [...] Read full article: LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home ...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Elon Musk's move to reopen the Tesla plant in defiance of Alameda County’s health order doesn’t just raise safety concerns; it also raises questions about fair [...] Read full article: Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Healt...→

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

The city and county of San Diego announced Friday that $10 million in federal stimulus funding will be directed toward expanding childcare services for workers [...] Read full article: San Diego City and County Direct $10 Mil...→

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Instead of $3 billion more in funding next year, officials from Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration are now projecting possibly $18 billion less over two years [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 ...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Another employee at the Cook County Circuit Court clerk’s office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 25. Read full article: 25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook...→

$75 Million from Feds Going to North County Hospitals, Rep. Levin Says - Times of San Diego

More than $75 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds will assist health care providers in North County San Diego and South Orange County to help cover costs [...] Read full article: $75 Million from Feds Going to North Cou...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

San Diego County Health Officer Opposes Casinos' Early Reopening Plans - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's Public Health Officer said plans by several tribal casinos to reopen in the coming week create a health risk amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officer Opposes ...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County health officials are discouraging in-person graduation ceremonies, warning such gatherings increase the risk for potential “mass spread of COVID- [...] Read full article: Dallas County Health Department Discoura...→

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

A think tank is warning that some major road and rail projects in Illinois could get postponed because of an expected shortfall in gas tax revenue of up to $55 [...] Read full article: Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay...→

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla is reopening its Fremont, California, plant Friday despite county public health orders against such nonessential businesses, according to a CNBC report c [...] Read full article: Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant ...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

President Donald Trump confirmed he was considering giving the World Health Organization (WHO) $40 million. Read full article: Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World ...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

Soaring unemployment numbers could translate into nearly 27 million people losing their health insurance, a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation found. Read full article: 27 million Americans may lose health ins...→

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

The county’s simulation lab, which is training doctors, nurses, residents, medical students and first responders among others across the county, to "be prepare [...] Read full article: County lab trains front line health care...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Dr. Mark Wallace, the director of the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment, is retiring from the agency at the end of the month to “spend mo [...] Read full article: Weld County public health director to re...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Another employee at the Cook County Circuit Court clerk’s office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 25. Read full article: 25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook...→

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom announced that some counties will soon be able to allow shopping inside of stores, which would be an upgrade from curbside pick [...] Read full article: Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retaile...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

Soaring unemployment numbers could translate into nearly 27 million people losing their health insurance, a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation found. Read full article: 27 million Americans may lose health ins...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Instead of $3 billion more in funding next year, officials from Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration are now projecting possibly $18 billion less over two years [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 ...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

President Donald Trump confirmed he was considering giving the World Health Organization (WHO) $40 million. Read full article: Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World ...→

$75 Million from Feds Going to North County Hospitals, Rep. Levin Says - Times of San Diego

More than $75 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds will assist health care providers in North County San Diego and South Orange County to help cover costs [...] Read full article: $75 Million from Feds Going to North Cou...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

San Diego County Health Officer Opposes Casinos' Early Reopening Plans - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's Public Health Officer said plans by several tribal casinos to reopen in the coming week create a health risk amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officer Opposes ...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

The county's top public health official says the stay-at-home orders issued in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic will likely be extended for anothe [...] Read full article: LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home ...→

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

The county’s simulation lab, which is training doctors, nurses, residents, medical students and first responders among others across the county, to "be prepare [...] Read full article: County lab trains front line health care...→

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County health officials are discouraging in-person graduation ceremonies, warning such gatherings increase the risk for potential “mass spread of COVID- [...] Read full article: Dallas County Health Department Discoura...→

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Elon Musk's move to reopen the Tesla plant in defiance of Alameda County’s health order doesn’t just raise safety concerns; it also raises questions about fair [...] Read full article: Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Healt...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

A think tank is warning that some major road and rail projects in Illinois could get postponed because of an expected shortfall in gas tax revenue of up to $55 [...] Read full article: Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay...→

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

The city and county of San Diego announced Friday that $10 million in federal stimulus funding will be directed toward expanding childcare services for workers [...] Read full article: San Diego City and County Direct $10 Mil...→

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Dr. Mark Wallace, the director of the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment, is retiring from the agency at the end of the month to “spend mo [...] Read full article: Weld County public health director to re...→

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla is reopening its Fremont, California, plant Friday despite county public health orders against such nonessential businesses, according to a CNBC report c [...] Read full article: Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant ...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Another employee at the Cook County Circuit Court clerk’s office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 25. Read full article: 25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook...→

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World Health Organization $40 Million

President Donald Trump confirmed he was considering giving the World Health Organization (WHO) $40 million. Read full article: Donald Trump 'Thinking' of Giving World ...→

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retailers Under San Diego County Health Order

On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom announced that some counties will soon be able to allow shopping inside of stores, which would be an upgrade from curbside pick [...] Read full article: Confusion Surrounding Opening Up Retaile...→

$75 Million from Feds Going to North County Hospitals, Rep. Levin Says - Times of San Diego

More than $75 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds will assist health care providers in North County San Diego and South Orange County to help cover costs [...] Read full article: $75 Million from Feds Going to North Cou...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

San Diego County Health Officer Opposes Casinos' Early Reopening Plans - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's Public Health Officer said plans by several tribal casinos to reopen in the coming week create a health risk amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officer Opposes ...→

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

27 million Americans may lose health insurance coverage: Report

Soaring unemployment numbers could translate into nearly 27 million people losing their health insurance, a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation found. Read full article: 27 million Americans may lose health ins...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home Orders Likely To Stay Through August

The county's top public health official says the stay-at-home orders issued in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic will likely be extended for anothe [...] Read full article: LA County Health Director: Stay-At-Home ...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

County lab trains front line health care workers to deal with our ‘worst nightmares’

The county’s simulation lab, which is training doctors, nurses, residents, medical students and first responders among others across the county, to "be prepare [...] Read full article: County lab trains front line health care...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County Health Department Discourages In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Dallas County health officials are discouraging in-person graduation ceremonies, warning such gatherings increase the risk for potential “mass spread of COVID- [...] Read full article: Dallas County Health Department Discoura...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of Fairness

Elon Musk's move to reopen the Tesla plant in defiance of Alameda County’s health order doesn’t just raise safety concerns; it also raises questions about fair [...] Read full article: Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Healt...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay Road, Rail Projects

A think tank is warning that some major road and rail projects in Illinois could get postponed because of an expected shortfall in gas tax revenue of up to $55 [...] Read full article: Report: Gas Tax Revenue Drop Could Delay...→

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

San Diego City and County Direct $10 Million for Frontline Worker Childcare

The city and county of San Diego announced Friday that $10 million in federal stimulus funding will be directed toward expanding childcare services for workers [...] Read full article: San Diego City and County Direct $10 Mil...→

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Weld County public health director to retire as area remains a focal point for coronavirus

Dr. Mark Wallace, the director of the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment, is retiring from the agency at the end of the month to “spend mo [...] Read full article: Weld County public health director to re...→

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 Billion Revenue Shortfall For K-12, Community Colleges

Instead of $3 billion more in funding next year, officials from Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration are now projecting possibly $18 billion less over two years [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Newsom Projects $18 ...→

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant Despite County Health Ban

Tesla is reopening its Fremont, California, plant Friday despite county public health orders against such nonessential businesses, according to a CNBC report c [...] Read full article: Tesla to Partially Reopen Fremont Plant ...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→