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COVID-19 Resources

Testing Centers Near Auburn Gresham (60620)

COVID-19 Testing (zero-cost)

These Friend Health community-based sites offer zero-cost COVID-19 testing.

Auburn Gresham (1156 West 79th) Drive-through/Walk-up: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am–4pm
South Shore 
(7340 South East End) Drive-through/Walk-up: Thurs 9am–2pm, Fri 9am–2pm

These Friend Health full service locations offer zero-cost COVID-19 testing in addition to both in-person and telehealth appointments.

Appointments are encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome.
Cottage Grove (800 East 55th) Drive-through/Walk-up: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am–4pm
Pulaski (5635 South Pulaski) Walk-up: Tues, Thurs 9am–3pm
Western (5843 South Western) Drive-through/Walk-up: Tues, Thurs 9am–3pm

Click this link to go to Friend Health COVID-19 Information Page  

What are the most current updates regarding the impacts of COVID-19 in Chicago?

Please visit the City of Chicago Department of Public Health website and the Center for Disease Control website for the most up-to-date information

Useful Chicago links to Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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#StayHome   #StayWell

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DCEO (Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)

The Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity is working with federal and local partners to ensure assistance is available for small businesses seeking loans, counseling and preparedness planning. Free Business advisers at Illinois SBDC’s will assist with the application process, which can be found at the links below. You can also locate your nearest Small Business Development Center by texting LOCATE to 7234.

Disaster Loans for Illinois

Find Your Nearest SBDC

Latest Updates regarding the Coronvirus in Illinois

Details on Chicago Food Depository, Meals on Wheels, CPS Meals, The Homeless Food and Shelter Directory:


Income/unemployment supports



Employment Opportunities 

Food Security 

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Guidance for Businesses and Employers

What to do if you were exposed

What to do if you have been diagnosed

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