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Testing Schedule

If you are a patient of AIHSC, a Native American or a First Responder please call our main line at 773-883-9100 to schedule an appointment for COVID-19 testing.

New Testing Schedule as of April 6th, 2021:

COVID Drive-Up or Walk-Up Testing hours: Mondays : 9am-3:40pm & Wednesday : 9am-3:40pm.

The process for COVID testing should take about 15 minutes from check-in.
Antibody and Rapid Testing takes about 15 minutes for results. COVID Viral Testing takes about 3-5 business days for results.

Symptoms and Advice

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Illinois Statistics

Public Assistance

Food Assistance

Food Baskets

Several community organizations distribute food baskets. The American Indian Center of Chicago offers a prepared Lunch on Tuesday afternoons.


Housing Assistance

Utilities Assistance

Other Assistance

Pandemic Financial Assistance


New Resources Available for Renters and Landlords

If you’re a renter having trouble paying your rent, utilities, or other housing costs – or if you’re a landlord trying to stay afloat with tenants in this situation – help may be available. State and local programs are distributing billions of dollars in rental assistance to help renters stay housed during the pandemic. Renters and landlords who don’t know where to turn can use a new website from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This website makes it easy to find rental assistance provider in your area. Click the button below to learn more!


Our Smallest Warriors, Our Strongest Medicine: Overcoming COVID-19 Read Aloud

Here is a timely book about Indigenous strengths and COVID19 education. Over 42,000 copies of the book have been distributed to over 100+ tribes and now the book is available as a Video Read Aloud! Click the button below to view the videobook! Book produced by Johns Hopkins Center For American India.