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Free Heart Screenings Available For Uninsured Patients At West Side Hospital

Loretto Hospital is screening uninsured patients for free to help eliminate health disparities faced by Black people on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s How West Side Hospitals Are Vaccinating Older People, Frontline Workers

Hospitals are trying to get more people vaccinated on the West Side, where neighborhoods have been hit hard by the pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Hospital Offers Free Screenings Throughout Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Free walk-in cervical cancer screenings are available to West Side women who are uninsured or underinsured.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Have Questions About The Coronavirus Vaccine? Ask Away At West Side Hospital’s Virtual Town Hall

A panel will answer questions about the vaccine trials and empower residents with the information they need to make a decision on getting vaccinated.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Some West Siders Skeptical Of Coronavirus Vaccines, But City Hopes To Earn Their Trust With An Equitable Distribution Plan

The legacy of medical studies like the Tuskegee experiment and disparities in health care loom large as some Black West Siders weigh getting a coronavirus vaccine.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Doctor Who Got First Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Full Of Hope’ After Months Of Death And Devastation

Dr. Marina Del Ríos, an emergency room physician in Chicago, said she hoped choosing her and Loretto Hospital to give the first vaccine represented the start of "a more inclusive process for improving the public health of the city."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago’s 1st Vaccine Dose Will Be Given Tuesday At West Side Hospital

Officials will livestream health care workers as they receive the first doses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Hospital Joins Effort To Include More Black, Latino Chicagoans In Coronavirus Vaccine Trials

Black Chicagoans have seen the most deaths from COVID-19. A vaccine must be tested on a diverse group of people to make sure it will protect communities most vulnerable to the disease, West Side leaders say.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Families Can Sign Up For A Socially Distanced Visit With Santa

The visits with Santa have been a Loretto Hospital tradition for 30 years. This year's version will be a drive-through event to keep families safe amid the pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Workers Authorize Strike Over Low Wages, Understaffing

The strike could begin July 20 if progress is not made at the bargaining table.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale