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West Side Organization Will Launch Community Health Hub Inside Elementary School: ‘Access Is The Most Important Thing’

By basing health services at Herzl School of Excellence in North Lawndale, parents and students can access needed resources at a place they already go to daily, organizers say.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

What Would A Thriving Madison Street And Pulaski Road Look Like? West Side Groups Launch Plan To Revitalize Corridors

By bringing back critical resources to the commercial corridors, organizers aim to help West Garfield Park residents live longer, healthier lives — and to close the area's death gap.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

After Year Of Pandemic, West Side Health Collaborative Credits ‘Power Of Partnership’ To Battle Health Disparities

West Side United, led by a partnership of six hospitals, is working to close the life expectancy gap between Black and white Chicagoans. But when COVID hit, it pivoted to tackle those unique challenges, too.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

All Adult Residents Of Austin, Garfield Park And North Lawndale Can Get Vaccinated. Here’s How To Sign Up

The community-based vaccinations intend to make it easier for residents in hard-hit neighborhoods to get shots.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Businesses Win $10,000 Grants To Help Recover From Pandemic

The grants were awarded by West Side United, a collaborative of hospitals, residents and organizations working to improve community health by tackling the social conditions that lead to poor outcomes.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Churches Offer Coronavirus Testing: ‘We Have To Meet The Community Where They Are’

Rush University Medical Center is coordinating the testing in partnership with a church network that helps address health inequities on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale