The COVID EQUITY RESPONSE COLLABORATIVE LOYOLA (CERCL) is a team of public health, medicine, nursing, law, and social work students and professionals working in partnership with community leaders and public health officials to minimize the negative impact from COVID to vulnerable communities in the Chicago area.
What We Do
Through generous financial support and partnerships with community organizations, we provide free COVID testing in the western suburbs of Cook County. Learn more
Isolate & Support
We provide help for individuals impacted by COVID by connecting people with information as well as social and legal resources needed to navigate issues related to the COVID pandemic. Learn more
Free Pediatric Care
We partner with the Loyola Medicine Pediatric Mobile Unit to provide a variety of free of charge preventative pediatric care including childhood immunizations and sports physicals. Learn more
Contact Tracing Training
To help increase the contract tracing capacity of Illinois and county health departments, we developed a free, online contract tracing training course. Learn more
- FREE Pediatric Mobile Health Unit with CERCLCOVID Equity Response Collaborative: Loyola is thrilled to keep offering FREE pediatric care to the Maywood community this year. Services Offered Physical exam (pre-K, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades) Sports physical Immunizations Lab testing – hemoglobin, lead (children < 6 years) Health education Asthma screening, management and education Obesity screening Injury prevention education Nutrition educationContinue reading “FREE Pediatric Mobile Health Unit with CERCL”
- Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic with CERCLCERCL is partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Maywood Fine Arts and the Village of Maywood to provide FREE COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots to the Proviso Township Community. All vaccines and boosters (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) will be available. This vaccine event will occur on Saturday, January 22, 2022, fromContinue reading “Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic with CERCL”
- Week of Jan. 17 CERCL EventsPlease, find a list of the upcoming events with CERCL and its community partners. You can also check our google calendar here. For a list of other testing or vaccination events throughout the Proviso Township Area, Cook County or the State of Illinois, visit our COVID-19 Testing page or COVID-19 Vaccine page. You can alsoContinue reading “Week of Jan. 17 CERCL Events”
Want to volunteer?
We are looking for volunteers to assist at our testing sites.
CERCL is a team of public health, medicine, nursing, law, and social work students and professionals working in partnership with community leaders and public health officials to minimize the negative impact from COVID to vulnerable communities in the Chicago area.
Loyola University Chicago
Health Sciences Campus
2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153