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Mayor Lori LightfootEven in the face of this financial challenge, we need to make sure we protect our most vulnerable residents. This pandemic budget continues our work in homeless and mental health services. 8
Mayor Lori Lightfoot"Through the program, officers responding to certain mental health crisis calls will be joined by a trained mental health professional, community paramedic and crisis intervention-trained officer." 40
Mayor Lori LightfootPor tu familia, por tu futuro, por tu vida. Usa la mascarilla. 10
Mayor Lori Lightfoot2021 BUDGET ADDRESS: Cities around the world are grappling with deep budget gaps created by the pandemic. Watch as Mayor Lightfoot addresses what this means for Chicago. 51
Mayor Lori LightfootToday's COVID update: - We're seeing an average of 606 new cases per day. - Our positivity rate is 6.1%. Sign up to get tested 👉🏿 40
Mayor Lori LightfootCOVID transmission isn’t as random as you think. Don't let your guard down. Wear a mask and stay 6 feet apart.
Mayor Lori LightfootAs Dr. Arwady said, "this is not the time for non-essential gatherings." 39
Mayor Lori LightfootWhen you're with 10 people, there's a 14% chance someone in your group has COVID—and the risk only goes up the more people you’re around. It's simple—large group gatherings are hurting the progress we've made fighting this virus. 181
Mayor Lori LightfootToday's update on COVID in Chicago: - We're averaging 10,960 tests per day with an average of 561 coming back positive. - That's a positivity rate of 5.8%. See the data at 43
Mayor Lori LightfootYounger Chicagoans are leading in COVID-19 cases right now. There is no vaccine. There is no cure. None of us are invincible – mask up, wash your hands and be sure to practice social distancing whenever possible. 187
Mayor Lori LightfootDomestic violence isn’t always physical – it can be mental, emotional and verbal, too. #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth
Mayor Lori LightfootCOVID cases are on the rise in Chicago. Across age and gender. Across our North, South and West Sides. And among Black, White and Brown residents. We all need to do our part to slow the spread—that means every one of us needs to keep wearing a mask and social distancing. 197
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @royalpratt: Chicago Public Health commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady: “Do not invite anyone over to your house or apartment. This is not t… 199
Mayor Lori LightfootCOVID UPDATE: Mayor Lightfoot joins Public Health Commissioner Dr. Arwady for an update on Chicago's response to #COVID19. 32
Mayor Lori LightfootBreakfast and lunch to-go is available for CPS students at 450 sites every weekday—for FREE. See today's menu and find a site near you → 🍇 🍱 49
Mayor Lori LightfootReady to submit your vote-by-mail ballot? You can either mail it back using the pre-addressed envelope or you can drop it off at a Board of Elections ballot drop box—there's one at the early voting polling place near you! 37
Mayor Lori LightfootToday is the LAST DAY you can register to vote online—it just takes a couple of minutes. Ensure you get to make your voice heard in the election next month—register before 11:59 PM at 83
Mayor Lori Lightfoot$880 = average utility debt potentially forgiven for Chicagoans in our Utility Billing Relief program. 26
Mayor Lori LightfootIt’s about respect for others. Do the right thing. #WearAMask 😷 49
Mayor Lori LightfootWear a mask—it's the easiest thing you can do to protect yourself and others. When you're not eating or drinking at a restaurant, make sure to keep it on to help keep our favorite restaurants open and safe. 😷