The city of Chicago is proud to provide the following resources meant to support you and your family as you support our city. Resources from across city agencies are compiled here to supply you with tools specifically for Health Care Workers and First Responders as you serve on the frontlines of our fight against COVID-19. Check back regularly as new resources are added.
If you want to receive alerts from CDPH about urgent or emerging public health situations in Chicago, please register here to receive our HAN alerts.
Emotional reactions to this health crisis are expected, especially for those on the frontlines. Free resources for Health Care Workers and First Responders are available. Resources include peer support groups through partnership with NAMI, individual and group therapist services provided by CDPH and a variety of apps available at no cost to help with anxiety, sleep and physical fitness.
For Health Care Workers and First Responders with children at home, dependable childcare services can be secured without charge through our partnership with Sittercity or at childcare centers across the city.
Free and reduced fare transportation options to help Health Care Workers and First Responders get to and from work.
Personal Protective Equipment
Updated as of 10/22/2020