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‘This is a mental health crisis’

‘This is a mental health crisis’

South, Westside call on Mayor for Mental Health Funding By: Ashmar Mandou Mental health activists rallied together Monday outside of the Woodlawn Health Center to mark the ninth year anniversary… Read more »

IDPH Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

IDPH Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

In accordance with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will… Read more »

“Esta es una Crisis de Salud Mental”

“Esta es una Crisis de Salud Mental”

South, Westside Convocan a la Alcaldesa para la Financiación de la Salud Mental Por: Ashmar Mandou Activistas de salud mental se reunieron el lunes frente al Woodlawn Health Center para… Read more »

Westlake Hospital Permanently Reopens

Westlake Hospital Permanently Reopens

Building on efforts to ensure equitable access to healthcare, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation that provides a path to reopen the Westlake Hospital in Cook County. Senate Bill 168 will… Read more »

Durbin, Duckworth COVID-19 Press Conference

Durbin, Duckworth COVID-19 Press Conference

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon at the Ping Tom Park, Leonard M. Louie Fieldhouse to discuss the eligibility for the COVID-19… Read more »

Hundreds of Vaccines Heading to Elgin Area

Hundreds of Vaccines Heading to Elgin Area

A new mass vaccination site offering hundreds of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine is coming to Elgin’s Eastside Recreation Center starting this week. “I’m so glad to see this vaccination… Read more »

Cientos de Vacunas Hacia el Area de Elgin

Cientos de Vacunas Hacia el Area de Elgin

Un nuevo sitio de vacunación masiva está ofreciendo cientos de dosis de la vacuna del COVID-19 para Eastside Recreation Center en Elgin, a partir de esta semana. “Estoy tan contento… Read more »

Two New Mass Vaccination Sites to Open in Chicago

Two New Mass Vaccination Sites to Open in Chicago

The City of Chicago announced that two new mass vaccination sites will open in Chicago on April 5, with the city now in phase 1c of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. The… Read more »

Exercise, Healthy Diet in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions

Exercise, Healthy Diet in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions

Courtesy of the American Heart Association Following a routine of regular physical activity combined with a diet including fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods may be key to middle-aged adults… Read more »

Seven Health Centers Receive American Rescue Plan Funding

Seven Health Centers Receive American Rescue Plan Funding

A total of $70,444,125 in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan will be directed to seven community health centers with locations in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District as part of… Read more »