The Daily Northwestern

Illinois confirms measles case in Cook County

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 28, 2015

The Illinois Department of Public Health director confirmed a case of measles in Illinois on Tuesday, the department announced. A suburban Cook County resident became ill in mid-January and then tested positive for the highly...

Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014

A student at Evanston Township High School has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter sent out Monday to students' parents. This is the second case at the school this year. The student, who has been diagnosed...

Subcommittee recommends council increase tobacco sales age

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 7, 2014

An Evanston subcommittee recommended Monday that City Council increase Evanston's required age to legally sell and buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. The Human Services Committee vote was unanimous. If approved...

Local dentists, hygienists give about 100 people free dental care

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 21, 2014

A clinic that provides free dental services to those in need performed more than $100,000 worth of procedures to about 100 people at an event in Evanston earlier this month, according to a news release. Dental Access Days,...