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Healthy Driven Chicago

Healthy Driven Chicago is provided through a partnership between Edward-Elmhurst Health and ABC7 Chicago. The program is focused on providing an educational resource with the info and tools you need to feel empowered to take control of your health. We’ll help you make decisions today that lead to healthier tomorrows.

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How to Cope with COVID-19 Until You Get the Vaccine

How can we cope until we are able to receive the vaccine? Try these tips to help boost your overall well-being as you wait.

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Should I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can help protect you and everyone around you from getting sick from COVID-19.

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COV-etiquette: Don’t Just Wear a Mask, Wear it Well

Face coverings have become an essential tool in the fight against COVID-19. But it’s not enough to just have one on.

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I Need a COVID-19 Test, Now What?

If you’ve recently started to feel symptoms of COVID-19, if someone in your family has or if someone you’ve been in close contact with has, you should get a COVID-19 test.

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I’ve Been Exposed to COVID-19, Now What?

If you recently spent time with someone who has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there are some steps you should take to check whether you’re infected.

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I Have COVID-19, Now What?

Testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is a potentially life-changing moment. People who test positive likely have a lot of questions, like, “What should I do now?"

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Young Adults Need to Take COVID-19 Seriously

As people deal with the challenges of life during COVID-19, many young adults continue to gather in large groups, not wear masks and disregard coronavirus precautions.

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Nurses on the Frontline

Kelly Bratsos and Kristin Hassett appeared on ABC7’s Windy City Live to share their experiences and what it’s like working on the frontline in the age of COVID-19.

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Kristin’s Story: “There are positives to be found.”

For nurses working on the COVID-19 frontline, no two days are the same. But one thing that remains constant is the high level of care they’re providing for patients.

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Kelly’s Story: “With COVID-19, nobody is spared.”

Working with the sickest COVID-19 patients, Kelly has seen firsthand just how devastating the virus can be.

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