At UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital, our patient care extends beyond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our dedicated and passionate employees, physicians and volunteers often educate our community and offer vital medical care to thousands of patients.
We host more than 200 free community screenings, educational programs and health fairs each year, touching the lives of nearly 50,000 individuals. Our community screenings include free or discounted mammograms, prostate screenings, and free or discounted children’s physicals and immunizations. Our employees, physicians and volunteers attend many community outreach activities. Each year, our staff brings holiday joy to hundreds of families through food and toy donations.
Community Benefit Report
The 2019 Ingalls Memorial Community Benefit Report highlights some of the ways we are addressing the top health priorities for south suburban residents, including:
- Preventing and managing chronic diseases
- Increasing access to maternal health services
- Promoting awareness for breast and prostate cancer
Our community benefit health priorities are strategically identified with guidance from the Community Health Needs Assessment.
Grant Opportunities with Ingalls MemorialIngalls Memorial offers grant opportunities to partnering community organizations based within the 13 zip codes of our Southland service area.
To fulfill our mission of improving the health of the communities, we award grants to hospital-based or community programs that respond to identified community needs in alignment with our Ingalls Memorial strategic plan.
- Blue Island
- Calumet City
- East Hazel Crest
- Hazel Crest
- South Holland
Some community areas stretch across multiple zip codes. Our community benefit service area extends only to those parts of a community area within the 13 zip codes identified.
AbbVie’s commitment will support UChicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative by expanding its local team of community health workers and enabling more holistic, comprehensive healthcare for residents on Chicago's South Side.