Healthcare Professional

Oak Park and River Forest Social Services Resource Guide

Oak Park and River Forest Townships have updated and published a COVID-19 Social Services Resource Guide linked here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fAK-N6X2rWy4qe_7fwRB42byX3kSridp/view

This guide was compiled with the the help of the Community Mental Health Board and seeks to make information more readily available during this difficult time. The guide includes information about mental health and psychiatric services, on-site services for COVID-19 testing, … Read the rest

Mutual Aid Healthcare Working Group

If you are a healthcare professional and want to help support local community groups in the Chicago area during the COVID-19 crisis, please consider joining the Mutual Aid City-wide Healthcare Working Group. They are looking for volunteers to help with setting up a phone triage and providing medical expertise. You can sign up via the form below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JN1zjfnEmVve6Aj7okblfN2zUOk2lToJZ0LZqdxlR98/viewform?edit_requested=true

Chicago COVID-19 Resource Finder

As we head into month three of lock-down measures, it can feel really overwhelming to stay up to date on COVID news and find the resources you need to support family members and loved ones during this time! Check out the Chicago COVID Resource Finder pulled together by the City Bureau. The website lists over 1,300 resources including information about … Read the rest

FAQ on Masks

FAQ ON MASKS, HOME-MADE AND OTHERWISE

NOTE: I am not a doctor, but I have two sisters and a father and a best friend who are, and I’ve spent much of the last week researching these questions in depth.

ARE HOMEMADE MASKS EFFECTIVE?

Somewhat. The recommendations re: their use have shifted in the last week; the CDC has recently relaxed … Read the rest