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Patrons eat at outdoor tables under canopies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois Revenue Losses Not as Severe as Expected

A new report from the Institute for Public and Government Affairs, co-authored by SPH's Lisa Powell, finds Illinois revenue losses were not as drastic as feared during the pandemic.

A hydraulic arm picks up scrap metal and loads it in the back of a truck trailer.

Proposed Metal Recycling Spurs Protests

SPH's Susan Buchanan told The Guardian that metal recycling operations like General Iron do not belong anywhere near residential housing due to harmful particulate matter.

Paul Sambanis photo.

Steps to Improve Vaccine Distribution

Alumnus and professor Apostolis Sambanis told Crain's Chicago Business there is no firm answer as to whether a local or centralized approach to vaccination is preferable.

Jamie Slaughter-Acey photo.

Defector Analyzes Vaccine Distribution

Alumna Jamie Slaughter-Acey served as an expert commentator for the sports website's breakdown of COVID-19 vaccination problems in the United States.

A medical professional fills a needle with the COVID-19 vaccine solution in preparation for an inoculation.

Current State Immunization Laws and COVID-19

SPH researchers analyze current state laws on vaccinations for children attending school, analyzing how exemptions and opt-outs could impact COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Conveyor belts at an Amazon warehouse in Baltimore, Maryland.

Amicus Brief: Supporting Amazon Warehouse Workers

SPH's Linda Forst is the co-author of an amicus brief that brings together nationwide occupational health experts in support of Amazon workers protesting pandemic work conditions.

Oak Park's drive through vaccination site.

Oak Park Plans Vaccine Distribution

Susan Buchanan, SPH professor and Oak Park village trustee, analyzed the village's drive-through vaccination plans for the Chicago Tribune and encouraged widespread access.