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AP: Chicago uses hotels for quarantine to ease hospital demand

Hours before his first shift cooking for people with mild cases of COVID-19 who are being quarantined in a downtown Chicago...

NPR: States Are Taking Many Approaches To The Coronavirus. Here’s A Look At Each

As the coronavirus has spread to every state in the U.S., governors are taking a range of escalating steps to try to...

BBC: Coronavirus: NY governor says infection rate worse than feared

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has pleaded for medical supplies, warning that Covid-19's peak in the state will be worse than anticipated.

AP: Texas’ lieutenant governor says US should get ‘back to work’

Texas’ lieutenant governor said Monday night that the U.S. should get back to work in the face of the global pandemic...

NPR: Trump Sets Easter Goal For Reopening American Economy

In his Tuesday afternoon briefing with the coronavirus task force, President Trump couched earlier comments about the need to reopen the U.S....

CNN: Pastor again defies state order not to hold large gatherings. He says 1,000 people came to his church Sunday

Remember the Louisiana pastor who defied the governor's order not to hold gatherings larger than 50 people?

BBC: Trump says coronavirus not Asian Americans’ fault

US President Donald Trump - under fire for labelling Covid-19 the "Chinese virus" - has said Asian Americans should not be blamed...

CNN: Trump privately says he’s facing pressure over refusal to use Defense Production Act

President Donald Trump has told people around him that he's under pressure to utilize the authorities given to him under the Defense Production...

BBC: Coronavirus: Is Trump going cold on lockdown strategy?

As a growing number of states issue "shelter in place" orders, businesses shutter and Americans everywhere are told to limit outings and...

CNN: These states have implemented stay-at-home orders. Here’s what that means for you

(CNN) As the US grapples with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that has the health care system at a tipping point, a growing...

NPR: White House Not Using Defense Powers To Boost Medical Supplies

The medical community is sounding increasingly urgent alarms about shortages of masks, gloves and ventilators — essential supplies in the fight against...

BBC: Coronavirus: Trump boosts National Guard funding to fight virus

US President Donald Trump has approved federal funding for National Guard troops in the three states hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak.

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...