Ella Lee is a Chicago Sun-Times intern.
The photo series encourages Chicagoans to maintain the CDC’s recommendation for social distancing without sacrificing human connection.
With crowds limited and schools shut down, student performers have lost their audience and stage.
A spokesman for the Illinois Hospital Association is urging calm as public health officials figure out the magnitude of the virus locally. But one expert warns “this is going to be a fairly tremendous strain on our health system.”
It gives the rest of the facility an extra line of defense against the easily spread virus.
Proposed changes to Metra Electric schedule raises concerns with 59th Street stop, UChicago commuters
As Metra begins implementing new safety systems, it plans to condense the current three groups of stations served to two during rush hour, leading to more stops at some stations, fewer at others and longer rides for everyone.
Programs in Italy and South Korea are among those affected, with the U.S. State Department now advising people to reconsider traveling to those countries.