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CHICAGO HEALTH PAGE

We are open 24/7/365 with these protocols in place.  Proof of vaccination & ID is required. 

Steamworks works closely with AIDS Foundation Chicago, Howard Brown, AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) and Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) to be a partner in your sexual health.  With these partners we offer a variety of on site testing, outreach and counseling.

Testing and Outreach Schedule

 

Tuesdays 
Howard Brown 4 pm – 7 pm

Howard Brown Health provides HIV/STI screening panel and treatment referral to the public on Tuesdays. The panel of screening includes confidential screening for rapid HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. The Testing Together program is also available to clients who wish to be screened with their partner(s). 
 

*Bag checks are mandatory to access screening.

Tuesdays
Puerto Rican Cultural Center 8 pm – Midnight
Rapid HIV testing for all Steamworks members.

Wednesdays 
AIDS Foundation of Chicago 8 pm – 12 am 
Rapid HIV testing for all Steamworks members.

 

Thursdays 9:30 pm – 1 am
Howard Brown

Howard Brown Health provides HIV/STI screening panel and treatment referral to the members of Steamworks on Thursdays. The panel of screening includes confidential screening for rapid HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. The Testing Together program is also available to clients who wish to be screened with their partner(s).


*Bag checks are mandatory to access screening

 

Fridays 7 pm – 10 pm
Mr. Sexx.  Mr. Sexx is a licensed counselor for one on one counseling.  He’s in room 228. It’s free and it’s important to your health.

 

2nd & 4th Saturdays 10 pm – 2 am
Chicago House Rapid HIV Testing and Outreach

To see all upcoming Testing and Health events, click here

Testing, outreach and counseling  FAQ

Q: What type of technologies does Howard Brown use for STI/STD & HIV testing?

A: Howard Brown Health Center offers a variety of confidential services including OraQuick HIV screening. 

     Syphilis testing (Vendipuncture blood draw), Gonorrhea and Chlamydia screening (urine) HIV prevention

     counseling and Testing Together; HIV testing and counseling service for couples that allow partners to

     receive rapid results, together.

 

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: For more information from Howard Brown you can visit their website or you can call Sam, the manager of

    outreach services at (773) 388-8892.

 

Q: What type of technologies does AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) use for STI/STD & HIV testing?

A: AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) administers OraQuick Advance rapid HIV testing on-site at Steamworks,

     and also provides free condoms and lubricant.

 

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: For more information about HIV testing, prevention counseling, or other supportive services, visit the AIDS

     Foundation of Chicago website or call 312-922-2322.

Q: What type of technologies does TPAN use for STI/STD & HIV testing?

A: Test Positive Aware Network uses the Orasure brand Oraquick Rapid HIV ½ testing technology that uses

     mucosal fluid to identify antibodies to HIV 1 or 2 in twenty minutes. So basically: no blood!

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: Test Positive Aware Network’s services.

Q: What type of outreach and interaction does Mr. Sexx use?

A: Test Positive Aware Network manages the Mr. Sexx program at Steamworks Chicago. Mr. Sexx is an

     innovative program that provides patrons of Steamworks Chicago with access to a counselor for the

     purposes of general or specific inquiries. Mr. Sexx can address issues related to sex such as harm reduction

     techniques, STIs, HIV and sexuality but Mr. Sexx can also assist those with questions or issues around any

     number of topics such as depression, anxiety, stigma and any other host of mental health issues. Whether

     you stay for a minute or stay for an hour, Mr. Sexx is there to help.

 

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: For more information about Mr. Sexx and Test Positive Aware Network and its services, please call them

    directly at (773) 989-9400 or visit them on the web.

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Steamworks Baths is committed to excellence in serving all customers including people with disabilities.