Matteson, IL – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that federal grants totaling more than $11.3 million have been awarded to five community health centers on Chicago’s South Side and in the South Suburbs.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced a resolution in the Senate establishing June 5, 2020, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” and designating June as “National Gun Violence Awareness Month.” U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-02) will introduce a companion resolution in the House.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following House passage of the Heroes Act COVID-19 emergency stimulus package, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) expressed frustration with Illinois Republicans who unanimously opposed the critical funding measure in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic:
Matteson, IL – On Thursday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that federal grants totaling nearly $2.6 million have been awarded to five community health centers to expand vital coronavirus testing within the 2nd Congressional District.
In a letter to the National Institute of Health (NIH) Director, Francis Collins, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Stephen Hahn, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Alex Azar, Representatives Moore, Karen Bass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Robin Kelly, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Brain Trust called for stronger e
Matteson, IL - Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement marking Mother’s Day and challenged policymakers to end America’s embarrassing maternal mortality crisis:
Matteson, IL – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a telephone town hall with hospital CEOs from Chicago’s South Side and the South Suburbs to hear their concerns and invite suggestions for further legislative relief efforts.
Matteson, IL – Tuesday, Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted a telephone town hall with educators from the 2nd Congressional District to discuss the first three COVID19 response bills and hear suggestions for further legislative relief efforts.
Chicago, IL – On Monday morning, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41), co-chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus, hosted a COVID19 conference call discussion with members of the Illinois Second District LGBTQ Task Force.
Matteson, IL – While limited data released to date show a clear and shocking trend in COVID-19 among African Americans, it is not surprising, said Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust during a recent conference call with young, frontline healthcare workers who provide services in high-risk communities.
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Black and Latino communities throughout the U.S. have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, and health experts say the federal government needs to have a plan to distribute vaccines in these communities.
The moves by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to relax regulations around telehealth have been lauded by providers and patients around the country. But after the danger from the coronavirus has passed, some fear that the agency will reinstate those regulations, making telehealth less accessible for those who need it.
As the coronavirus spread across the country, federal and state governments relaxed restrictions during the public health emergency on the use of telehealth, providing additional means for patients to receive health care without risking their safety.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently announced that federal grants totaling more than $11.3 million have been awarded to five community health centers on Chicago’s South Side and in the South Suburbs.
Across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately hit communities of color, specifically affecting black, Native, and Latino Americans at higher rates than whites.
The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is creating talk of tax relief from the halls of Congress to county treasurer’s offices.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats slammed federal health officials Wednesday, calling a report on the racial breakdown of cases and deaths from the coronavir
Congresswomen Karen Bass of California and Robin Kelly of Illinois say the Centers for Disease Control “should have been ashamed” to release the 2.5-page report on coronavirus victim demographics without any new data.
CHICAGO (WLS) -- U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin will tour a COVID-19 testing site at UI Health's Mile Square Health Center-South Shore Friday morning.
The facility at 7037 S. Stony Island Ave. allows testing by appointment.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will also join Durbin Friday.
U.S. Reps. Bobby Rush (D-1st) and Robin Kelly (D-2nd) touted federal money for state and local resources in the House-passed HEROES Act while Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to begin negotiations for another round of federal support.