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Chicago Department of Public Health Rolls Out 2013 Flu Prevention Efforts

CONTACT: Brian Richardson, brian.richardson@cityofchicago.org CHICAGO – Today, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced over 60 special flu vaccination clinics to be held in communities across Chicago through December 14. These clinics will provide free flu shots as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to help residents stay healthy this flu season. To make these clinics easy to find, ...

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Request for Proposal – Implementing a Medicaid Enrollment Program for Chicago’s Children

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) #DA-41-3045-09-2013-001 (1) to engage one qualified lead organization (LO) to coordinate Medicaid enrollment of eligible Chicago’s children and identify and engage one or more community-based organizations (CBOs) that will participate in the associated outreach and enrollment activities. The City will not directly contract with the CBO’s; ...

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Obamacare Premiums Report Shows Low Prices For Uninsured With Wide Variation

Source:www.huffingtonpost.com The average price for basic health coverage purchased on health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama’s health care reform law will be $249 a month, not counting subsidies, in 48 states reviewed by the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a government report published Wednesday. The health insurance exchanges, marketplaces for uninsured people and consumers who ...

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Visit 1400 Museums For Free on September 28 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 28, wander the halls of a new-to-you exhibit at no cost. More than 1400 museums across the country will waive admission for the ninth annual Museum Day Live!, hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Spend the day in the sunshine at a botanical garden, get lost a premier art gallery or learn about local history at a cultural institution. ...

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Keep hope alive with a new war on poverty

BY JESSE JACKSON Only a couple of weeks ago, as the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech, I was reminded of the Rev. King’s last birthday, in January 1968. He combined it with work — a staff meeting, planning for the multiracial Poor People’s ...

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Fatal rollover crash on I-57

At least one person was killed in a rollover accident overnight Sunday on I-57. A black BMW was exiting at 119th street, when the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped over. Witnesses say the car was speeding. One person was ejected from the vehicle. Illinois State Police say there was a second person in the car. That person was ...

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Asanteman Association of Chicago Annual Summer Picnic

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Small Plane Crash Landed on Lake Shore Drive.

Source: By Adam Sege Chicago Tribune The pilot of a plane experiencing mechanical problems over downtown Chicago made an emergency landing this morning on Lake Shore Drive, gliding over traffic stopped at a red light near Buckingham Fountain. No one was injured in the sunrise landing, which temporarily stopped northbound traffic on the drive. The pilot walked away unscathed and ...

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