Rush University Medical Center in the Illinois Medical District. Credit: Rush Production Group

MEDICAL DISTRICT — The Illinois Medical District will host a job, resource and health fair Thursday.

The community fair, hosted in partnership with Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. (27th), runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m at the Illinois Medical District headquarters, 2100 W. Harrison St. 

Attendees seeking employment are encouraged to bring extra copies of their resume and a valid photo ID. Attendees will be required to wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Rush University Medical Center, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Services and Communities Empowered Through Construction are among some of the employers who will be on hand at the job fair.

“The Illinois Medical District is proud to support Chicagoans in their pandemic recovery,” Kate Schellinger, interim executive director of the Illinois Medical District, said in a statement. “Bringing the community together for the benefit of all has been part of the District’s core mission from the start.”

Other employers and resources at the fair:

  • American Red Cross
  • Breakthrough
  • Carnivale Chicago
  • Carole Robertson Center for Learning
  • Central Plaza
  • Chicago Center for Arts and Technology
  • Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
  • The Chicago Lighthouse
  • Children of Peace School
  • Chicago Urban League
  • Erie Family Health Centers
  • Ferrara Candy Co.
  • Grow Greater Englewood
  • Illinois Action for Children
  • Malcolm X College
  • Thresholds

The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office will be at the event to help with on-site license plate renewal stickers and other services.

The event also will include a live DJ, activities for kids, snacks, a giveaway and a raffle.

Cook County Health will administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the event.

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