COVID-19 News Stories

An empty restaurant in Chicago.

New study examines pandemic effects on rats, human health

With rat behavior changing drastically at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, SPH alumna Dorothy Maffei argues in new research the impact on human health should be viewed as a community health challenge.

A screenshot of a map within the Chicago Health Atlas that shows rates of adult obesity across Chicago.

Chicago’s health database moves to UIC

The Chicago Health Atlas, a free community health data resource for neighborhood-level health data for Chicago’s 77 community areas, is moving to the UIC School of Public Health.