New COVID-19 testing center open in Little Village

covid 19 test 042320CHICAGO – State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) announced today that a new COVID-19 testing facility is open in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago.

“The systemic health disparities my community faces have existed since well before this pandemic, but are now on display for everyone to see,” Villanueva said. “I am grateful that the state is increasing testing availability in the communities hardest hit by coronavirus. Everyone deserves access to quality health care, regardless of their ZIP code.”

The new testing facility will be administered by Howard Brown Health and located at Project Vida, 2659 S. Kedvale Ave., Chicago. They can be reached by phone at 773-388-1600. Services will be available to all residents regardless of immigration status.

Other COVID-19 testing sites in and near the 11th Senate District include:

  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, 5101 Willow Springs Rd., La Grange (708-245-9000)
  • Esperanza Health Center, 2001 S. California Ave., #100, Chicago (773-584-6200)
  • Esperanza Health Center, 4700 S. California Ave., Chicago (773-584-6200)
  • Lawndale Christian Health Center, 3860 Ogden Ave., Chicago (872-588-3000)
  • Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S. Wood St., Chicago (312-996-2000)
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital, 520 S. Maple Ave., Chicago (708-383-9300)
  • Saint Anthony Hospital, 2875 W. 19th St., Chicago (773-484-1000)
  • Sinai Health System, 1500 S. Fairfield Ave., Chicago (773-542-2000)

Many testing sites require you to make an appointment with your primary health provider before getting tested for COVID-19. Please call in advance to see what steps are necessary before getting tested.