Health, Wellness, & COVID-19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

The health and safety of all residents are of the highest priority of the CHA and the City of Chicago. The CHA is following the lead of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) when it comes to providing information to residents and staff about the COVID-19 outbreak. 

For more information, please visit http://www.chicago.gov/coronavirus

Review CHA's coronavirus information sheet here.

For citywide COVID-19 Testing Sites, please visit this link.

CHA is sharing additional informational FAQs at the following links:

FOR CHA RESIDENTS

CHA supports residents’ access to health information, resources and care.  We do this through on-going partnerships with public and private health organizations as well as special initiatives such as access to flu shots in the fall. Contact your Family Works Provider to learn about future events at your building.

FOR CHA RESIDENTS & PARTICIPANTS IN ALL PROGRAMS

CHA is excited to share a new resource, Capsule, an online pharmacy that provides free, same-day prescription medication delivery across all of Chicago, along with the greater Cook and DuPage Counties. Capsule’s online platform enables customers to use Capsule via mobile app or website so customers can chat in real time with a pharmacist, see the cost of their medications, and schedule free, same-day delivery. To get started, call or text 312-589-7620 or visit Capsule.com, or download the Capsule app on your mobile phone.

Capsule's free, same-day delivery is contactless. Learn more here.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT – HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ALL

Get Covered Illinois

The Open Enrollment period for current 2020 health care coverage has closed.

To continue health coverage in 2020, you can renew your current health plan or choose a new one through the Marketplace during the Open Enrollment period. In order to have continuous coverage as soon as your current plan expires, you must have enrolled by December 15, 2019. Learn more here.

Free enrollment help is available to Illinois residents. For more information about Open Enrollment or to find in-person help near you, please visit localhelp.healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596.

For more information about the Insurance Marketplace, visit www.healthcare.gov.

Click here for resources related to Medicaid and medicare.

Click here for update information about health coverage options through the Affordable Care Act.

FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND ORGANIZATIONS

CHA HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS

Launched in 2016, the CHA Health Partnership application is now available online.  Any health-related organization requesting to meet with residents in a common area of a CHA building must first complete a partnership application for CHA review/approval. Approved Health Partners provide free health and wellness information and resources to CHA residents.  This is a voluntary partnership agreement with no funds provided by CHA. 

For more information on CHA’s Health Partnership Application Protocol click below. 

To become a CHA Health Partner, partners should fill out the form and return to CHA. The application is available below, or by contacting CHA Senior Services at (312) 913-7164.

For a complete list of CHA health Partners/services click below.