Movies and haunted houses are fantasies designed to entertain people who paid admission. But when the show was over, we all went out to enjoy dinner, go shopping, went back to work and school, attended a sporting event and generally just got on with our lives. Just like those fictional epidemics, we will all get back to our normal day to day activities once we are over the hump of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. … [Read more...] about Why We Need Chambers of Commerce Right Now…And Why They Need You!
If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, do not visit your doctor or the hospital until instructed to do so. You can get help either by calling the community health hotline at 847-432-5849, or scheduling an E-Visit at northshoreconnect.org or on the NorthShoreConnect mobile app. After you login, click the COVID-19 E-visit button. Based on your symptoms, you will be told if you need to be tested and will be given instructions on where to go for your test. … [Read more...] about Glenview/Northbrook COVID-19 Task Force Updates Residents On Community Response
“I’m the girl’s mother. You aren’t anything to her — you just met her because I traveled with her,” she sobbed in one video, her voice breaking as she addressed the Barrs. “Look inside your hearts. . I had her in my belly for nine months. I’m the mother and I’m waiting for her.” … [Read more...] about AP investigation: Deported parents may lose kids to adoption
The Tarp passed in the fall of 2008 to help troubled banks had a price tag of $700 billion. It was put together by the George W. Bush administration, and provided money for the auto bailouts for General Motors and Chrysler. All of that money for the banks and the auto companies was paid back. … [Read more...] about Trump wants quick checks sent to public in virus response
Aside from take-out and delivery services, restaurants and bars must prepare for what is at least a six-week closure. Those exceptions mean there are still some shifts to be worked, but many fewer than usual. Sharkady counts herself as lucky to have more financial security than most in her industry, and so she’s offered to let co-workers take her shifts so that they might earn a few extra dollars, while they still can. … [Read more...] about “How am I supposed to live?” Coronavirus leaves Colorado’s working class anxious and afraid