The Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Tuesday that it fully adopted the updated masking recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect against COVID-19 and the Delta variant. CDC and IDPH recommend that everyone, including fully vaccinated people, wear a mask in a public indoor setting in areas with “substantial” and […]
In less than a month, Evanston Township High School will welcome students back to full-time in-person instruction. All students will be asked to provide proof of vaccination by Aug. 5 to allow time for processing before the opening of school on Aug. 16. Staff are asked to submit proof of vaccination by Aug. 2. A […]
In the last two weeks, the trends of new cases per week are up in Evanston, Suburban Cook County, Chicago, and the State.
An estimated 1.6 billion children in 190 countries – approximately 90% of the world’s children – have been affected by school closings during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, according to UNICEF. The pandemic altered daily life in countless observable ways.
While opening the schools for in-person learning was intended to limit learning loss due to remote learning, part of the rational was to better address students’ mental health issues and well-being.
The weekly number of new cases in Illinois for the week ending July 15 is 67% higher than the week ending July 8, and 119% higher than the week ending July 1. Vaccinations are increasing at a very, very slow pace.
This piece is part of a collaboration that includes the Institute for Nonprofit News, The Beacon/KCUR; Bridge Michigan/Side Effects Public Media; Cicero Independiente/South Side Weekly; Detour Detroit/Planet Detroit/Tostada Magazine; Evanston RoundTable/Growing Community Media; Madison 365/Wausau Pilot & Review; and MinnPost/Sahan Journal. The project was made possible by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation […]
Evanston reported 3 new COVID-19 cases of Evanston residents today. There have been a total of 7 new cases in the last seven days.
There has been 1 new Covid-19 case of an Evanstonian in the last seven days. There has been a total of 1,719 tests administered to Evanston residents in the last seven days.
There has been 1 new Covid-19 case of an Evanstonian in the last seven days. There has been a total of 1,678 tests administered to Evanston residents in the last seven days.