Get vaccinated, get tested, stay safe

Chicago health officials announced Thursday that there were 5,216 confirmed cases of COVID in the city, the most detected in a 24-hour period. Residents are being urged to get vaccinated, wear their masks and get tested, especially before and after holiday gatherings.

Free flu, COVID-19 shots

The Chicago Department of Public Health will be giving free COVID-19 and flu shots from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at 4924 W. Chicago Ave. For more information, call the 37th Ward office at (773) 379-0960.