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 .
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 .
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.
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/ .
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
Marilyn Fumagalli, Massage Therapist, Facelift Massage Specialist
Revive Massage Therapy & MedSpa
Orange Shoe Personal Fitness
Powered by Movement Crossfit
Heather Riordan Wellness
Pilates and Yoga:
Sirron Pilates Studio
Be Yoga Andersonville
Metro Yoga Chicago
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.