Swamped by omicron, contact tracing is forced to adapt : Shots

Contact tracing programs around the country have been struggling to keep up with demand during the last several coronavirus surges. Here, contact tracer Cherie Hunter works from her home in Tinley Park, Ill., to reach people who have tested positive for COVID-19. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Image hide caption toggle caption Antonio […]

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Adapt or else: Downtown businesses cope with new reality

Forever Floral Co-CEO Mehtab Bhogal says he and other business owners are still waiting for ‘more clarity’ on vaccine mandate guidelines.  Downtown businesses in the U.S. and abroad once took for granted that nearby offices would provide a steady clientele looking for breakfast, lunch, everyday goods and services and last-minute gifts. As the resilient coronavirus […]

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