Windy City Media Group Frontpage News

THE VOICE OF CHICAGO'S GAY, LESBIAN, BI, TRANS AND QUEER COMMUNITY SINCE 1985

home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Pre-order Book!
Pre-order Book!
Donate

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Flu shots, mental health, well-being, COVID resources part of Andersonville Cares
--From a press release
2020-11-06

This article shared 1266 times since Fri Nov 6, 2020
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


CHICAGO — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is expanding its ongoing "Andersonville Cares" initiative to help keep businesses and residents safe throughout the fall and winter months. Neighborhood resources include access to flu shots, COVID-19 testing and mental health and well-being support for those facing depression and anxiety stemming from the pandemic, seasonal change, the election, the holidays and other high-stress factors. For additional information, visit andersonville.org/andersonville-cares .

Flu Shots:

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is hosting over 50 community flu clinics where Chicago residents can receive their annual flu shot at no cost regardless of their immigration status. Those with insurance should bring a copy of their insurance card. Pre-registration is available, however walk-ins are welcomed. For a full list of locations and hours and to schedule an appointment, visit chicago.gov/flu .

Additional resources:

NorthShore/Swedish Immediate Care Clinics

Several nearby clinics are offering walk-in flu shots. Find a list of locations here: www.northshore.org/primary-care/flu-prevention/ .

Swedish Hospital Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Galter Medicial Pavilion (GMP) Pharmacy

Find a primary care physician here swedishcovenant.org/find-a-doctor or by calling (773) 878-6888. Flu shots at GMP Pharmacy on the hospital campus are available by appointment Monday — Friday from 12 pm — 5 pm. Please call (773) 989-3980 to book an appointment.

Swedish Hospital's The Clark (5346 N. Clark St.)

To book an appointment call (773) 293-8880 or visit theclarkmed.com .

Walgreens Andersonville (5440 N. Clark St/, Clark & Catalpa)

Schedule an appointment here www.walgreens.com/images/adaptive/si/pdf/immunizations/WAG_VAR_Form_EDIT_20200801.pdf . Walk-ins are welcome. Vaccine consent forms can be printed out in advance here.

Howard Brown Health Center (6500 N. Clark St.)

For appointments, visit howardbrown.org/service/primary-care/ or call (773) 388-1600.

Covid Testing:

Great Lakes Clinical Trials www.greatlakesclinicaltrials.com/ is providing free, bi-monthly COVID-19 testing to employees of Andersonville businesses who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or believe they may have come in contact with someone with the virus. Testing will be available on select Mondays from 2 pm — 5 pm throughout November and December at Great Lakes' newly-expanded office site at 5113 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Individuals will receive Molecular PCR (nasal swab) testing with a turnaround time of 2 — 3 days. In order to maintain social-distancing and limit the number of people waiting in line, employees should sign up for a time slot in advance here nightout.com/non-profits/andersonville-chamber-of-commerce/events/tickets . Testing dates: November 9 & 23 and December 7 & 21. Supporting sponsor: 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman 48thward.org/ .

Mental Health & Well Being:

Depression and anxiety can be debilitating especially during high stress times like seasonal changes, elections, holidays, navigating a pandemic, and other high stress factors. Below are some local support resources:

Andersonville Behavioral Health abhchicago.com/ .

Andersonville Psychology andersonvillepsychology.com/ .

Art & Soul artandsoulchicago.com/ .

Bonn Wade, LCSW business.andersonville.org/list/member/bonn-wade-lcsw-6242 .

Caroline Steelberg, Psy.D. business.andersonville.org/list/member/caroline-steelberg-psy-d-chicago-1841 .

Chicago Center for Relationship Counseling - Northside chicagocenterforrelationshipcounseling.com/ .

Chicago Therapy Collective chicagotherapycollective.org .

Jon Chencinski, LCSW business.andersonville.org/list/member/jon-chencinski-lcsw-1435 .

IntraSpectrum Counseling intraspectrum-chicago.com/ .

Revolution Counseling & Wellness www.revolutioncw.com/ .

Sara Dittoe Barrett, PhD https://cbachicago.com/

SpringPsych Services LLC. v . www.springpsychservices.com/ .

Starla Sholl, LCSW, PC. www.andersonville.org/Businesses/starla-sholl-lcsw-pc/ .

Trilogy Behavioral Health www.trilogyinc.org/ .

Valerie Friedlander Coaching valeriefriedlander.com/ .

Whole Hearted Psychotherapy — Jacques Gourguechon, LPC wholeheartedtherapy.net/ .

Alternative Healing:

CBD Kratom Andersonville cbdkratomshops.com/ .

Dispensary 33 dispensary33.com/ .

Opalek Frontier, Inc: The Center terryopalek.com and michaelfrontier.com .

The Sacred Ways: Dave Rasmussen, Reiki Practitioner www.thesacredways.com/ .

Whole Body Kinetics wholebodykinetics.com/ .

Martial Arts Training:

Bender Martial Arts and Fitness

EKF Martial Arts

Olympic Karate of Chicago

Massage Therapy:

Marilyn Fumagalli, Massage Therapist, Facelift Massage Specialist

Revive Massage Therapy & MedSpa

Personal Training/Gyms:

Cheetah Gym

Hardware Crossfit

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness

Powered by Movement Crossfit

Heather Riordan Wellness

Pilates and Yoga:

Sirron Pilates Studio

Be Yoga Andersonville

Metro Yoga Chicago

Yoga Tree

Neighborhood Safety:

Throughout the pandemic, ACC's "Andersonville Cares" initiative has implemented measures to keep the neighborhood safe including signage for mindful mask wearing, social distant markers on streets, hand sanitizer stations along Clark street and the spraying of all high touch areas with a compound that kills viruses.

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base; providing business support services and advocacy; and engaging in business attraction, long-range planning, and economic development.


This article shared 1266 times since Fri Nov 6, 2020
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

NATIONAL Conversion therapy, AIDS event, COVID measure, gay Republican, UNO 2021-05-16
- In Kentucky, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council voted unanimously to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors, LEX18.com reported. The vote made Lexington the third city in Kentucky, along with Louisville and Covington, to ban the controversial ...


Gay News

COVID: CDC says fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks indoors 2021-05-13
- Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under ...


Gay News

Mayor Lightfoot expands vaccine exemption with Bridge Phase May 14 2021-05-13
--From a press release - CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot along with CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D., and BACP Commissioner Rosa Escareño announced a full expansion of the Vaccine Exemption when Chicago enters the Bridge Phase of reopening tomorrow, ...


Gay News

Gov. Pritzker confirms Illinois will enter Bridge Phase of reopening May 14 2021-05-13
--From a press release - CHICAGO —Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan tomorrow, Friday, May 14. The Bridge ...


Gay News

UK to ban conversion therapy 2021-05-11
- Britain will move to ban conversion therapy and provide more support to those in the LGBT community who have undergone the treatment, as part of its post-pandemic government agenda, Reuters reported. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government ...


Gay News

Biden administration restores anti-bias protections, groups comment 2021-05-10
--From a press release - The following statement is from Susan R. Bailey, M.D., President, American Medical Association "The Biden administration did the right thing by terminating a short-lived effort to allow discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation when seeking ...


Gay News

Gov. Pritzker plans vaccination of workers in commercial buildings as companies open 2021-05-10
--From a press release - Chicago — To further expand convenient opportunities for Illinoisans to get vaccinated, Governor JB Pritzker launched a new program today that offers building workers and returning office staff a chance to get their shot at work. ...


Gay News

Dance for Life to take place in person (and for free) Aug. 26 2021-05-10
- Chicago Dancers United (CDU)—which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community—announced that its primary annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, will take place live and in person Thursday ...


Gay News

HHS: Prohibition on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, gender identity 2021-05-10
--From a press release - Washington D.C. — Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Office for Civil Rights will interpret and enforce Section 1557 and Title IX's prohibitions on discrimination based on sex to include: (1) ...


Gay News

COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11 2021-05-06
- On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan beginning Friday, May 14. The Bridge Phase will allow for expanded capacity limits ...


Gay News

One-third of LGBTQ college students had housing disruption during COVID-19 pandemic 2021-05-04
--From a press release - A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the nation's largest LGBTQ scholarship fund, finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the educational opportunities, financial ...


Gay News

COVID Report: Herd immunity unlikely to happen anytime soon 2021-05-03
- Public health experts and scientists do not believe herd immunity is attainable in the near future because of proliferating COVID-19 variants and decreasing COVID-19 vaccination rates, according to a Politico item that cites a New York ...


Gay News

Pat Parker GCLS 2021 Trailblazer Award recipient 2021-04-30
--From a press release - Pat Parker, a poet, activist, and artist will receive the Golden Crown Literary Society's 2021 Trailblazer Award. Parker shaped the civil rights, women's rights, and gay rights movements of the late '60s and '70s in the ...


Gay News

NIH to invest $29 million to address COVID-19 disparities 2021-04-30
--From a press release - To bolster research to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health is funding $29 million in additional grants for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against ...


Gay News

Advocates join to strengthen bill on K-12 health, safety education 2021-04-29
--From a press release - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Advocates for the Responsible Education for Adolescent and Children's Health Act (REACH Act), led by Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) and Equality Illinois (EI), worked with the ...


 



Copyright © 2021 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS







Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Donate


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.