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Chicago:Managing Your Health

Source:cityofchicago.org People of all ages can get sick with COVID-19 and it’s important for everyone to take preventative measures. However, older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19 illness and need to […]

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Chigago:DFSS CDGA Information

Dear DFSS Delegate Agencies, Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the City of Chicago is extending through December 31, 2021 all contracts awarded to delegate agencies under the FY2018 Community Development Grant Application (CDGA) process. These contracts went through a competitive bidding process in spring 2018, with a contract term from […]

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MAYOR LIGHTFOOT ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO ENCOURAGE CITYWIDE PARTICIPATION IN THE 2020 CENSUS

CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced two new initiatives to encourageChicagoans to take the 2020 Census including a neighbor-to-neighbor texting program anda mobile Census center.“Now more than ever it is critical for Chicago’s residents to fill out their Census forms andmake themselves count,” said Mayor Lightfoot. “These two […]

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Chicago Resources: Shelter

I Need Shelter. If you need shelter, call 311 or visit the 311 website. The City and partner organizations are expanding emergency shelter options to ensure anyone experiencing homelessness has safe accomodations. For Renters Eviction Protection You can’t be evicted through at least May 18, and likely through July 25. The State […]

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Chicago Resources: Food

If your local food retailer has been damaged by the recent events in the City of Chicago and temporarily closed, see what alternate solutions are available. Need Groceries? Find which grocery stores are OPEN on the City of Chicago’s interactive map. Use the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s online map to find a nearby partner […]

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Chicago Emergency Travel Order

On Thursday, July 2, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D., issued an Emergency Travel Order directing travelers entering or returning to Chicago from states experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state. This includes both […]