Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.
As COVID rages, Loretto Hospital employee scraps his own dreams to help the West Side
“COVID is everyone’s job now, but not everyone reacted to this emergency the same way,” said Loretto President and CEO George Miller, who recently named Daniels the hospital’s 2020 employee of the year. “Jonathan tries to help every department in the hospital. His energy, his teamwork, his willingness to help — even when it has nothing to do with what he does — is just so impressive.”chicagotribune.com
Hope at a historic moment: First COVID-19 vaccinations scheduled to be given in Illinois on Tuesday
“The Loretto Hospital and our colleagues at safety net hospitals across the city have been in the trenches of Chicago’s battle against COVID since day one,” Loretto President and CEO George Miller said. “We are honored to play a part in this historic moment, on behalf of all the front-line health care providers, our heroes, and our brothers and sisters so disproportionately impacted by this pandemic. We look forward to turning this corner, together.”chicagotribune.com
Chicago picks Loretto Hospital on West Side for ceremonial first COVID-19 vaccination
During an appearance Sunday on “Against the Grain” with Tio Hardiman and Raza Siddiqui on WCPT-AM 820, hospital President and CEO George Miller said he understood the skepticism but insisted the vaccine was safe and necessary in order to achieve herd immunity. Without it, he said, Black Chicagoans likely would continue to die at a rate nearly twice that of white residents.chicagotribune.com