Covid 19 Chicago

Appointment Registration Open for Vaccinating Children 6 months and older at DuPage County Health Department in Wheaton

DuPage County – Today, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is pleased to announce that COVID-19 vaccine registration is now open for children between 6 months and 5 years old. This follows the authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for this age group, which were recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the weekend. The COVID-19 vaccination clinic is located at …

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Children 6 Months – 4 Years Old Are Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

DuPage County – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice’s (ACIP) recommendation for the use the of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 6 months through 4 years of age on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This follows the FDA’s authorization of the emergency use of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for the prevention …

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Post-Pandemic Reunions: Quit smoking helps to stay safe and healthy

It has been a long year of social distancing, lockdowns, quarantines, and canceled events. However, as holidays approaching, there will be lots of chances to reconnect. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional festival celebrated in Asia. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, a symbol of …

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How to Pay for College in 2021

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty around the college experience, including whether or not parents will be able to pay for their children’s tuition and expenses amid the pandemic. Whether your family’s income has been impacted by the pandemic, or you just want to have more money to allocate to other life priorities, here are some recommendations from Northwestern …

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“A Word” – Short Film Illustrates The Power of Words and Brings Awareness to Causes of Rising Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Call It COVID, a group that aims to fight Anti-Asian violence, posted “A Word”, a spoken-word film. The short film discusses the effects of certain “words” and “phrases” such as “the China Virus” and how it has damaged the nation and Asian American communities. The film aims to bring awareness to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The message condemns …

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Stop Asian Hate: Anti-Asian Violence Rally in Chicago’s Chinatown on Saturday 3/27

The people Illinois is set to hold an Anti-Asian Violence Rally in Chicago’s Chinatown on Saturday 3/27, livestream begins 2 p.m. CST “Asian American elderly should have the right of walking the streets in their neighborhood without the fear of being attacked or spat upon. I refuse to live in fear anymore,” says Nancy Chen, AARP Illinois Executive Council Member.

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Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Unfortunately, anti-Asian and Asian American racism and xenophobia is not a new phenomenon. It has been part of American history for a long time, and it has manifested …

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Economic Outlook 2021: Economic Trends & Opportunities for AAPI Businesses

On Janary 29 from 11 AM to 12PM PST, ACE presents Economic Outlook 2021 & PPP Loans. The virtual event will feature experts in economy and small business development to discuss insights for small businesses in 2021. The first half will feature Wells Fargo Econimst Shannon Seery who will dicsuss how stimulus finding affects the ecnomy, what sectors of AAPI …

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King County and its Sewing Community hosts Window Masks 101 Workshop to create “Smile Masks”

King County’s Community Repair Events Program and its sewing community will be hosting a virtual workshop demonstrating how to make window masks, also known as “smile masks” on December 29, 2020. Free and open to all, the workshop will cover: Different styles and materials for window masks.How to make these at home with your own sewing machine.Tips for individuals and …

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Voting in the Time of COVID-19

It is already an uphill battle to vote for many in America with restrictive ID laws, few polling locations, and little to no paid time off for the working class to name a few reasons. We are now in the era of COVID and adjusting to living in a pandemic. What does COVID mean for the 2020 Elections state and …

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