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2019 Building: Community Assets, Health and Prosperity

Happy New Year to our clients, partners, residents and sponsors. Looking forward to a new year to continue to collectively impact building relationships and community assets.

Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

Spring "Health Fair on the Block" was really Hot!

Cuban delegation, UIC work toward better women’s health in Englewood

Four physicians from Cuba are working in Chicago to improve maternal health and birth outcomes in Englewood.

TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out

Calling all TEEN groups and organizations supporting TEENS Come and have your VOICES HEARD and discuss issues that are important to YOU. The TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out! May 18, 2017, 5:30-7:30pm, Gary Comer Youth Center, 7200 S. Ingleside. The health of the community involves all of us! Come let your voice be heard and lead the conversation. Light Dinner will be served. To help us plan better,  RSVP by registering at http://communitygrandroundsmay2017.eventbrite.com

Apply Now for Auburn Gresham Health Fair on the Block, Coming May 25, 2017

Calling all Health Providers, Organizations and Stakeholders interested in the health of the community! Applications are open for the health fair which will be held, May 25th from 10:00am to 2:00pm, on the street between Racine and May, sponsored by our CVS Caremark. For questions call GADC office at 773-483-3696.

CommunityRx Model for Finding Healthy Resources In Communities

CommunityRx projects generates customized e-perscriptions for patients visiting dozens of health clinics. This project is deeply rooted in Auburn Gresham a key contributor to its success.

Auburn Gresham Wellness Center Passes Certification With Flying Colors!

Congratulations to the Auburn Gresham team and all who assisted with this year's Illinois state certification visit! 

Auburn Gresham Wellness Center and American Lung Association Help Fmailies Breathe A Sigh Of Releif

hanks to the Auburn Gresham Wellness Center and American Lung Association, a GAGDC staffer able to get the best possible solution for her child's case of asthma.

Participants Wanted For Paid Community Survey Opportunity!

Participants Wanted For Paid Community Survey Opportunity! You will be asked about your knowledge, self-efficacy, and barriers to calling 911. We will first asses your knowledge now on a health topic, and in one-year we will do a follow-up survey to assess your knowledge again. Easy!

Community Votes! and Dream Projects Are Spot On

The communities of the greater Auburn Gresham area made sure their voices were heard, over the past six months. On March 10th, almost 200 in attendance casted early votes and thier selected community dream projects are spot on!

Community Grand Rounds: Cancer and its IMPACT on our COMMUNITY

Join the University of Chicago Medicine and Community Partners for this important coversation of CANCER and its IMPACT on our COMMUNITY. Community Grand Rounds, March 12, 6:00-8:00pm, Motherhouse, 2601 W. Marquette Road. RSVP requested, slots still available!

Oak Street Health Serves as Warming Centers for the Elderly

On Wednesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 19th, from 9am to 5pm all seven Oak Street Health community centers in Portage Park, Edgewater, Bronzeville, Ashburn, Avalon Park, Berwyn and Blue Island will be open to all seniors as warming centers offering free coffee, hot chocolate, tea and entertainment for seniors. See article for addresses to the warming centers.

Let's Kick Obesity To The Curb!

The holidays are upon us. With that brings lots of festivities and food! Join the University of Chicago Medicine and Community Partners for this important conversation: Let's Kick Obesity To The Curb!

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