CCHHS Makes HIV-Preventive Medication More Accessible


The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) 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… [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 and Hospitals System explains that modern testing is quick, easy and painless. Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates National HIV… [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]