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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
Adolescent Health Program
The Adolescent Health Program (AHP) is a services unit under the Community-Based Services Section of the Division of STI/HIV/AIDS within the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Free Condoms
The STI Specialty Clinics & HIV Early Intervention Services are drop-in specialty clinics that diagnose and treat sexually transmitted infections (STI) and provide information about condom use and other STI prevention methods.
Free STI/HIV Information and Outreach Materials
The HIV/AIDS Training Unit provides free STI/HIV/AIDS prevention education materials, pamphlets, brochures, and/or condoms.
Free STI/HIV/AIDS Testing and Treatment
The Chicago Department of Public Health provides free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at the Specialty Clinics. The CDPH Care Clinics provide HIV and primary care services for patients living with HIV.
HIV/AIDS Online Courses
The HIV/STI Training Unit offers free online courses that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (24/7).
HIV/AIDS Primary Care Clinics
Chicagoans' health needs are diverse, just like our communities. CDPH is dedicated to working continuously in partnership with community members to promote the best public health practices for the prevention, treatment, care, and to promote the highest quality services for the health and well being of individuals living in the City of Chicago.
Review of Your STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Materials
The Community Review Standards Panel (CSRP) is a service unit of the STI/HIV/AIDS Division, Capacity Building & Training Section (HIV/AIDS Training Unit).
Surveillance, Epidemiology and Research
This page provides a detailed picture of HIV, AIDS and STIs in Chicago, along with insights into our successes and the challenges we face in the future.

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