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Free COVID-19, HIV tests offered in Pilsen

Workers at Project Vida test residents of Little Village for Covid-19. The testing is available to everyone no matter their immigration status. // Trabajadores en Project Vida realizan pruebas de COVID-19 para residentes de La Villita. Las pruebas son disponibles para todos, sin importar su estatus migratorio.

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

July 14, 2020

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA), CALOR, and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) are partnering to offer free COVID-19 and HIV testing Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the NMMA location in Pilsen. Patients aren’t required to bring ID or proof of insurance, and no criteria are requir...

A history of pandemics in the United States

A history of pandemics in the United States

Abby Yimer, Contributing Writer

June 14, 2020

Pandemics are not new phenomena, COVID-19 is just the current reality. Several pandemics have spread throughout the history of the world and the United States. There are several similarities between what the world is experiencing today and the Influenza pandemic of 1918. Micaela D. Sullivan-Fowler, a public histori...

Students benefit from free HIV and STI tests on campus

Students benefit from free HIV and STI tests on campus

Carina Smith, News Editor

February 11, 2019

Health Promotion and Wellness held a free HIV and STI testing for students last week in both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses in an effort to promote sexual health. Setting up shop in the different campuses on Feb. 5 and 6, volunteers from Lurie Children’s Hospital and HPW provided the tools to perform t...

HIV preventive medication Truvada provides great step forward

Approved by the FDA last summer, Truvada is an HIV preventive medication taken daily that has been reported to reduce the chance of contracting HIV by 99 percent. (Wikimedia Commons)

Sam Schwindt

December 15, 2014

Come on guys, just use a condom. Or, maybe, just go on PreP now? Read More »...

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