Condell Medical Center stops COVID-19 vaccine after 4 people tested negative
Attorney Condell Medical Center in Libertyville has suspended coronavirus vaccinations for a period of time after four of their staff felt negative.
The four employees had “high heart rate and high heart rate” after receiving the vaccine, Advocate Aurora Health said in a statement. Three of them are doing well at home, and the other is receiving additional treatment.
The four workers who have been adversely affected by the vaccine make up less than .15% of the approximately 3,000 workers who have received vaccinations to date, the health center said. The plaintiff said he is stopping the vaccinations at Libertyville medical center “out of sufficient warning. ”
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9:18 am 1,500 Cook County Healthcare, sheriff’s workers plan a day-long strike for Tuesday
More than 1,500 workers in health care departments and Cook County sheriff will go on strike on Tuesday if their union fails to reach a contract with the county for global pay and safer working conditions, amid demands other.
In a statement on Friday, SEIU Local 73 – the union representing county health technicians, service and maintenance workers, and sheriff’s office staff – insists the county has refusing to negotiate in good faith for nearly three months, walking out of negotiations, postponing deadlines or refusing to settle them completely.
The union also says the county has spent millions in CARES Act money to fly in strikers from across the country.
A spokeswoman for the office of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle did not immediately respond to a request for comment. A spokesman for the Cook County sheriff’s office insisted they had negotiated in good faith and sent further questions to the president’s office.
“We have respiratory therapists and healthcare staff working to save lives. We have election staff who made sure the presidential election ran smoothly. We have wardens cleaning courthouses and public offices to keep people safe. We have office staff in the County jail, a hot spot for COVID, coming in every day, ”said SEIU Local 73 President Dian Palmer. “The least that Preckwinkle can do is to honor, protect and pay these essential employees by negotiating in good faith and providing full pay- distributed to all necessary staff. ”
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Analysis & Reporting
9:21 am Pfleger plans Eve Eve parade to protest ‘COVID and carnage’ that wreaked havoc on Chicago this year
It is a matter of joy and fear.
This is the deadliest couple at Christmas time: COVID-19 and gun violence.
The coronavirus may have claimed 3,850 Chicago lives in the middle of last week, but gun violence has now shot down nearly 4,000 people in Chicago.
Gun violence, notes the priest’s campaign against Michael Pfleger, has killed nearly 750 people this year.
Deceived by these frightening stats, Sneed is told that Pfleger plans to repeat the 2016 New Year’s Eve parade down North Michigan Avenue, when prosecutors cross-examined themselves with the names of victims Chicago murder in 2016.
It is only this time that Pfleger leads campaigners carrying a replica of the Chicago flag full of bullet holes and “drying” with blood.
“We can’t just be silent about this murderous meat in our city,” said Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina’s Catholic Church, located in Auburn Gresham on the south side, which has destroyed by violence.
“The shooting deaths are now on the way to moving up,” he said. “These numbers are unacceptable, they should not be accepted.”
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