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Health Services

CDPH offers preventive clinical services, disease testing and treatment at no cost. We also partner with several community-based health centers to provide services for primary care, children, women and family planning.

HIV Primary Care – Our partners, Howard Brown Health Center and UIC provide quality HIV primary care services to people living with HIV in Englewood and Uptown, respectively. Learn more about primary care and other support services.

Mental Health Clinics - We partner with community mental health providers and invest in local agencies to ensure all residents have access to mental health services. Learn more about available services and clinic locations.

Nursing and Support Services – Our public health nurses provide support team provide care coordination and collaborate with local agencies to support mothers and babies and address barriers in accessing medical services, child care, transportation, housing, food, and mental health needs. Learn more about nursing and family case management.

Primary Care – We partner with several different community based health clinics to provide high quality primary care services, children, women, family planning and pregnant woman. Learn more about Federally Qualified Health Centers.

STI Specialty Clinics – We operate five STI specialty clinics to diagnose and treat common sexually-transmitted infections and provide partner services. Residents can also pick up free condoms and learn more about other HIV prevention methods like PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). Learn more about testing and locations.

WIC – Our Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education for many pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to qualifying infants and children under age of five. Learn more about WIC services.

Alerts (Health Services)

Low Alert Jun 1, 2017 Changes to Family Case Management

Most Recent News (Health Services)

May 30, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces City Expansion of HIV Services Yields Historic 400 Percent Increase in Number of Individuals Served
May 30, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Teen Birthrate at Historic Low
Dec 1, 2016 CDPH releases annual HIV/STI Surveillance Report outlining city’s continued progress in reducing HIV transmission
Jun 7, 2016 Chicago Department of Public Health Receives $3 Million Grant to Implement Innovative Prevention and Reengagement Efforts to Stop the Spread of HIV
Mar 18, 2016 Chicago Department of Public Heath encourages mothers to protect their babies from Congenital Syphilis

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