Today, people living with HIV can look forward to brighter, longer lives if they are willing to establish an ongoing relationship with a respected health care agency and follow prescribed treatments, like antiretrovirals, protease inhibitors, and combination therapies referred to as cocktails.
South Shore Hospital’s New HIV/AIDS Clinic
If you have HIV/AIDS and need a primary care provider who understands your illness, establish a relationship with South Shore Hospital’s new HIV/AIDS Clinic. The clinic offers these confidential services.
Primary care medical services for community residents living with HIV/AIDS
Treatment, special follow-up care and monitoring of cases for in-patients, outpatients, and HIV/AIDS cases seen in the emergency room
Community links to address other illnesses and social service needs
Free pre-arranged transportation services (773) 768-0810, ext.5242 or 5243
Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dr Clarence Parks, Medical Director, HIV/AIDS Clinic, South Shore Hospital
Leslie Rogers, Director
Provident Hospital (dental, ophthalmic eye care, and psychological care)
South East Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center (substance abuse)
Urban Life Line Family Support Center (case management and family support services)
Illinois Aids Drug Assistance Program (covers bill for medications proven to effectively treat HIV/AIDS for those unable to pay.)