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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Two blue and black boxes sit on a black surface. In front is a thin white paper package with a nose swab and to the right is a propped up COVID-19 testing card.

How to order 4 free, at-home COVID-19 tests for your household

January 19, 2022

The federal government launched an order form Tuesday for each household to obtain four free COVID-19 rapid antigen tests. The Biden administration purchased 500 million at-home COVID-19 test kits....

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Cook County Health to open COVID-19 vaccination sites in Forest Park, Matteson, Des Plaines

January 17, 2022

With COVID-19 cases surging in Illinois and the addition of vaccine mandates in cities like Evanston, Cook County Health is opening three new vaccination sites this week.  These sites will offer initial...

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Evanston residents struggle to find COVID-19 tests amidst nationwide shortage

January 12, 2022

When Evanston resident Peter Baker and his family were planning to travel out of state for the holidays, they wanted to test for COVID-19 several times during their trip. However, his search for at-home...

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International students struggle with NU’s booster shot requirement

January 5, 2022

When Weinberg freshman Defne Deda learned about Northwestern’s new COVID-19 booster shot requirement, she immediately searched for a Pfizer vaccine appointment in her home country, Turkey.  Deda...

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As COVID-19 cases rise, the city recommends boosters shots. Here’s what you need to know about how to receive one.

December 23, 2021

Evanston reported 161 COVID-19 cases last Friday, the highest number of cases in a day since pandemic began in March 2020, according to a Monday news release.  The city averaged about 94 cases per...

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