STEP UP, GET TESTED: Chicago for 5K

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June 01, 2012 - July 04, 2012

Location:

FREE and confidential HIV rapid testing and educational events will be held in locations
across the city of Chicago as well as the Lake County Health Department & Community
Health Center.

STEP UP, GET TESTED: Chicago for 5K
STEP UP, GET TESTED is a city-wide unified effort that brings AIDS service and community-based organizations together to scale up HIV testing in the most underserved communities of Chicago. As a part of National HIV Testing Day (June 27), the collaborative will host a series of testing events throughout the city to offer free rapid HIV testing services, prevention education, and other resources. The campaign aims to test 5,000 individuals in Chicago communities most heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS, find individuals within the 20% who are undiagnosed, link those who test positive to life-saving care and promote awareness about the importance of testing.

Imani Josey, Miss Black Illinois 2012 (pictured below), is the Honorary Chair for this important campaign.

Focus Populations

Adult and adolescent men and women at high risk for HIV infection – populations include gay and bisexual men of all races, African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos.

Where & When

FREE and confidential HIV rapid testing and educational events will be held in locations across the city of Chicago as well as the Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center.

Collaborative Team

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center – June 27, 2012 at the Stroger Hospital campus next to Fantus Clinic from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Access Community Health Network
Access @ TPAN, 5537 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
Family Health Society
152 W. Lincoln Hwy, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Access @ Gary Comer Youth Center
7200 S. Ingleside, Chicago, IL 60619
Access @ Grand Boulevard
5401 S. Wentworth, Chicago, IL 60609
Access @ Perspectives
8131 S. May, Chicago, IL 60620
Access Madison Family Health Center
3800 W. Madison, Chicago, IL 60624
June 27, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Haymarket Center Mobile Testing Van
Southside and westside communities
Every week from 6/4/2012 through 7/3/2012
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
June 27, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.3179 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613
June 27, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
5323 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
8001 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL 60619
915 E. 63rd St., Chicago, IL 60637
June 5 – 6, 12 – 13, 19 – 20 and 26 – 27
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center
2400 Belvidere Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085
June 27, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Asian Human Services
4921 N. Marine Dr., Chicago, IL 60640
June 23, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lawndale Christian Health Center
3860 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
3812 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
June 14, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Austin CBC
1143 N. Lavergne Ave., Chicago, IL 60651
June 26, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mt. Sinai Hospital
1500 S. California, Chicago, IL 60608
June 27, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.June 28, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brothers Health Collective
4400 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL
June 24, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.3401 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL
June 27, 2012 – June 29, 2012
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Night Ministry Mobile Testing Van
Corner of Belmont and Halsted St.
June 19, 2012
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Center on Halsted
3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60613
June 20, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon – Educational Seminar
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Rapid HIV Testing
PRCC-Vida/SIDA
2703 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60622
Every week from 6/4/2012 through 7/3/2012
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.2703 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60622
June 17, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chicago House and Social Service Agency
7648 N. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60626
June 14, 2012
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.825 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
June 23, 2012
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.7648 N. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60626
June 28, 2012
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
4720 N Marine Dr., Chicago, IL 60640
June 27, 2012 – June 29, 2012
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Children’s Memorial Hospital
400 W. 95th St., Chicago, IL 60619
June 23, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.3823 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60653
June 23, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Care Center at Jackson Park Hospital
7531 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60649
June 27, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Christian Community Health Center
2815 W. Fifth Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
June 27, 2012
12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
The Rocks Coordinating Committee
4400 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60640
June 24, 2012
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fantus Health Center
1234 W. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60636
June 30, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Universal Family Connections, Inc.
1350 W. 103rd St., 1st Fl., Chicago, IL 60643
June 26, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sponsors

STEP UP, GET TESTED: Chicago for 5K Honorary Chair Imani Josey, Miss Black Illinois 2012

  • Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Chicago Developmental Center for AIDS Research
  • Cook County Health and Hospitals System
  • The CORE Foundation
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Resource Network Program-Region V
  • ViiV Healthcare

Photo: STEP UP, GET TESTED: Chicago for 5K Honorary Chair Imani Josey, Miss Black Illinois 2012

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