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Training the Next Generation of Health Care Providers

Training the Next Generation of Health Care Providers

CommunityHealth's secondary mission is to train the next generation of health care providers. CommunityHealth's three clinic locations host a range of training programs in partnership with Chicagoland medical and academic institutions, offering students the...

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Volunteer Appreciation Month

Volunteer Appreciation Month

Cheers to Our Volunteers CommunityHealth celebrates our volunteers throughout the year, but Volunteer Appreciation Month gives us a chance to really focus on our most important asset. We’ve been hard at work making this month memorable for you all, and as April comes...

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April Volunteer Spotlight: Maja Miłkowska-Shibata

April Volunteer Spotlight: Maja Miłkowska-Shibata

CommunityHealth shines the Volunteer Spotlight on Maja Miłkowska-Shibata during April. With little interpreting experience upon joining CommunityHealth, Maja immediately unearthed a passion, completing the 40-hour Medical Interpreting Training School (MITS) course and...

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Meeting the Migrant Health Need

Meeting the Migrant Health Need

Let's talk about health care in Chicago. The city of Chicago continues to receive numerous buses and flights sent from border states, full of people seeking asylum in the U.S. from their home countries. This massive migration has strained resources, and many...

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What We’re Excited for in 2024

What We’re Excited for in 2024

After celebrating 30 Years of Care throughout 2023, CommunityHealth is excited to launch its first year of the new three-year strategic plan to continue eliminating barriers, expanding access, and ensuring Quality Health Care For All. Whether the focus is to open new...

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How to Register as a New Patient

How to Register as a New Patient

Welcome to CommunityHealth We are so happy that you are interested in becoming one of our patients and we are committed to meeting you where you are at with providers you can relate to and services you can understand. CommunityHealth is one of the largest...

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February Volunteer Spotlight: Camila Marquez

February Volunteer Spotlight: Camila Marquez

CommunityHealth shines the Volunteer Spotlight on Camila Marquez during February. Camila has supported Health Education workshops with CommunityHealth since March of 2023 when classes first came back in person since the pandemic. Considering diabetes is one the most...

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Run for Health

Run for Health

CommunityHealth invites you to the second annual Run for Health on Sunday, May 5th, at the Little Cubs Field in Humboldt Park. Join the 5K for a morning of community, fitness, and Cinco de Mayo celebrations hosted by the Associate Board with free snacks and beverages...

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February Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Gott

February Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Gott

CommunityHealth shines the Volunteer Spotlight on Dr. Laurence Gott during February. With over 1,372 hours served since July of 2011, Dr. Gott has volunteered every single week at the clinic for over ten years as a specialty provider in urology.For his devoted service...

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Cheers to 30 Years

Cheers to 30 Years

CommunityHealth celebrated 30 Years of Care and another successful year of innovation, meeting our communities where they are at. Throughout 2023, we brought back some of our in-person workshops for Health Education for the first time since the pandemic, deployed...

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January Volunteer Spotlight: Kelley Baumann

January Volunteer Spotlight: Kelley Baumann

CommunityHealth shines the Volunteer Spotlight on Kelley Baumann during January. With over 292 hours served, Kelley has volunteered as a lab technician, leader, and trainer since June of 2022.For her inspiring leadership and irreplaceable service, Kelley was awarded...

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2023 Volunteer of the Year Awards

2023 Volunteer of the Year Awards

CommunityHealth celebrated the 2023 Volunteer of the Year Awards! On Thursday, December 14th, the Volunteer Services team at CommunityHealth recognized outstanding volunteers who stepped in and stepped up throughout 2023.  Volunteers were honored for embodying the...

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Join the January Walking Challenge

Join the January Walking Challenge

The Health Education theme of the month is fitness. The Health Education team at CommunityHealth observes fitness during January. To start the year off strong, CommunityHealth invites you to join the January Walking Challenge. Participants who enter and walk the most...

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International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day

December 18th is International Migrants Day. CommunityHealth more than celebrates but welcomes migrants with dignity, integrity, and respect. As the largest volunteer-based free clinic in the nation, we are committed to serving culturally competent care to the...

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Odporność dla Społeczności.

Odporność dla Społeczności.

Chroń Siebie i Innych. W CommunityHealth wierzymy, że chroniąc siebie, troszczysz się także o innych. Z tego powodu wszyscy nasi pracownicy i wolontariusze są w pełni zaszczepieni przeciwko COVID-19 oraz grypie. Wielu naszych pacjentów jest narażonych na ryzyko i...

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Volunteer Town Hall

Volunteer Town Hall

CommunityHealth hosted its first Volunteer Town Hall! On Thursday, November 9th, the Volunteer Services team in collaboration with leaders across the clinic welcomed volunteers to our first Volunteer Town Hall. Senior Manager of Business Development, Ava Zeligson,...

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Giving Tuesday Trivia Night

Giving Tuesday Trivia Night

Do you have extra holiday cheer this year? Share the holiday spirit with migrants seeking asylum in Chicago this winter for Giving Tuesday. As temperatures drop, warm recent arrivals' hearts by gifting your generosity. CommunityHealth continues to support our new...

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Imunidad para Mi Comunidad

Imunidad para Mi Comunidad

Protejase a Usted, Proteja a Todos. En CommunityHealth, creemos que protegerse a uno mismo es proteger a los demás. Es por eso que el 100% de nuestro personal están vacunados tanto contra el COVID como contra la gripe. Y con una población de pacientes vulnerables y en...

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Nothing About Us Without Us

Nothing About Us Without Us

Are you All In? CommunityHealth is proud to present Nothing About Us Without Us: Health Care Access for People with Disabilities, on Friday, November 10th, at 12:00 pm CT. In partnership with Access Living, this virtual experience is based in education, thought...

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What We’re Excited for in 2024

And That’s a Wrap on All In 2023

And that's a wrap! CommunityHealth hosts the All In event series every year to generate solutions that ensure every Chicagoan has access to the right health care, at the right time, in the right place. Originally a campaign held all in one month, we decided to expand...

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Immunity for My Community

Immunity for My Community

Protect Yourself, Proteja a Todos. At CommunityHealth, we believe that to protect yourself is to protect others. That's why 100% of our staff are vaccinated against COVID. And with an at-risk, vulnerable patient population that demonstrates high rates of chronic...

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All In at Just Roots

All In at Just Roots

Let's talk about health care in Chicago. The 2023 All In series has been a success with events offering education, thought leadership, and networking to everyone from industry professionals to corporate partners to community leaders to students and more. Considering...

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Vote for Us to Win the People’s Choice Award!

Vote for Us to Win the People’s Choice Award!

CommunityHealth is a Top 100 Finalist in the Chicago Innovation Awards. CommunityHealth has been nominated by Chicago Innovation, a local organization designed to educate, connect, and celebrate all innovators in the Chicago region. Every year they host the Chicago...

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The All In Celebration 30th Anniversary Gala

The All In Celebration 30th Anniversary Gala

Let's talk about health care in Chicago. CommunityHealth is celebrating 30 Years of Care in 2023. Throughout our 30th year, we have expanded the annual All In event series from one month to multiple events hosted across the summer. All In events offer spaces of...

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Are You All In?

Are You All In?

We are leading the fight for access. CommunityHealth hosts the All In event series every year. With events based in education, thought leadership, and networking, All In offers spaces for corporate partners, community leaders, industry professionals, students, and you...

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Cheers to Over 10 Years with CommunityHealth!

Cheers to Over 10 Years with CommunityHealth!

CommunityHealth is celebrating 30 Years of Care... and 11 staff members who have been with us for over 10 years! As the largest volunteer-based free clinic in the nation, serving at-risk and vulnerable populations living under the poverty line and without insurance,...

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Welcome to CommunityHealth

Welcome to CommunityHealth

Even in our 30th year, CommunityHealth continues to grow. Throughout 2023, our clinic has onboarded 10 new staff members so far. As a volunteer-based free clinic serving at-risk and vulnerable populations living without insurance, cultural competency is the foundation...

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30th Anniversary Open House Block Party

30th Anniversary Open House Block Party

Are you All In? CommunityHealth is celebrating 30 Years of Care throughout 2023. Since 1993, our volunteer-based clinic has been leading the fight for access by providing free health care to the underserved and uninsured. In 2018, CommunityHealth celebrated 25 years...

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Redefining Access to Health Care

Redefining Access to Health Care

Are you All In? CommunityHealth invites you to Join the Conversation at the All In event series. We are leading the fight for access as we work to ensure every Chicagoan has access to the right health care, at the right time, in the right place. After the upcoming...

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Cheers to 30 Years

30 Years of Care: Meet the Faces of CommunityHealth!

CommunityHealth is celebrating 30 Years of Care! The mission of CommunityHealth is to serve people without essential health care. Our vision is Quality Health Care For All. CommunityHealth is one of the largest volunteer-based free health centers in the nation....

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Oral Health Awareness

Oral Health Awareness

CommunityHealth observes Oral Health Awareness throughout July. Dental care is not only expensive but often not covered by insurance. And communities who need the most dental education and care tend to have the least access to such. CommunityHealth is proud to offer...

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The Heroes of Health Care

The Heroes of Health Care

The city of Chicago is in a State of Emergency. More than 10,500 asylum seekers have been transported to Chicago since August 31, 2022. Southern border states like Texas are transporting asylees to sanctuary cities such as Chicago, with 10 busses arriving in 10 days...

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Join the Conversation at the Upcoming All In Events!

Join the Conversation at the Upcoming All In Events!

Let's talk about health care in Chicago. CommunityHealth invites you to participate in our All In campaign. All In is a series of education, thought leadership, and networking events focused on generating solutions to help all Chicago residents access health care. ...

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Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month! CommunityHealth believes that health care is a human right. All intersections of identity, including the LGBTQIA+ community, deserve safe access to Quality Health Care. So in a nation where it has historically been unsafe for people to identify as...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. At CommunityHealth, we believe mental health is for everyone. Mental health is not only relevant to people living with mental illness; we all have dynamic, ever-evolving emotional wellness. Whether through Health Education...

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