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Neighborhood park pools to reopen

Park pools to reopen  After the great majority of the seventy-seven pools managed by the Chicago Park District were closed during the hottest days of June, this week the agency announced that it would reopen thirty-seven of them starting July 5. In response to public pressure, the new parks superintendent, Rosa Escareño, said a national […]

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Trabajadores de Amazon siguen unidos a pesar de la expansiĂłn de bodegas en Chicago

Read in English mazon se encuentra entre los empleadores más grandes de Chicago —y a diferencia de muchas industrias, su presencia en Chicago creciĂł rápidamente durante la pandemia de COVID-19, construyendo nuevos sitios en Pullman, McKinley Park, Gage Park, West Humboldt Park y otros vecindarios. Del mismo modo, la organizaciĂłn de los trabajadores en las […]

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Omicron and Testing FAQ: When to Test, How Accurate are Home Tests and More

This article was originally published by University of Chicago Medicine and has been republished with permission.  As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 surges around the country, we’re seeing increases in infections, even among people who’ve been fully vaccinated and have what are called breakthrough infections. As case counts surge, so does demand for testing. As […]