NEWS articles

New Web site helps connect soup kitchens, needy

The site arose in reaction to the expected influx of people who will need food assistance due to the national recession. It lists soup kitchens and food pantries by zip code.

5 years ago | Christina Jacobson

What's your favorite swine flu PSA?

5 years ago | Alex Parker

Health system confirms layoffs

5 years ago | Alex Parker

Project to aid mentally ill Hispanics

5 years ago | Alex Parker

Delay is costing health system promised savings

Earlier this year, health system leaders said a controversial group purchasing plan would save $20 million. Now the savings have shrunk to $5 million because of contract delays.

5 years ago | Alex Parker

City's 'sometimes we tell on you' approach irks eatery owners

With 400 or so restaurant closings a year, the city health department can't publicize every closure. The fact that some restaurants get singled out irks restaurateurs but is a fact of life.

5 years ago | Alex Parker

State says city only requested $4 million for mental clinics

While city leaders say there are no plans as of yet to close mental health centers, the state and city differ on how much state funding Chicago requested to operate the clinics.

5 years ago | Alex Parker

More layoffs loom at county health system

Hundreds more workers in the Cook County health system could lose their jobs next year under a proposal to cut another $60 million in spending.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Health news: Daley mum on mental health edition

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

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