CCH Makes HIV-Preventive Medication More Accessible

  

The Cook County Health (CCH) is making PrEP, an HIV-preventive medication, more accessible to people who are at high risk for getting the virus by expanding the number of health centers that prescribe the medication, as well as clinic hours,… [Read More]

Cook County and City of Chicago National HIV Testing Day

  

CHICAGO –The STEP UP, GET TESTED: ChicaGO for 5K campaign, a collaboration of healthcare agencies, including the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Chicago Department of Public Health and other AIDS service organizations… [Read More]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

  

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is February 7, 2013. Blacks represent about 14% of the U.S. population, but over 40% of the nation’s new HIV infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC). On this commemorative day,… [Read More]

National HIV Testing Day

  

Peter McLoyd, Consumer Development and Advocacy Coordinator, at the CORE Center, one of the six agencies of the Cook County Health explains that modern testing is quick, easy and painless. Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates National HIV Testing Day 2012… [Read More]

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… [Read More]