Information and data related to community health, education and development across the South Side can also be found across the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Medicine. The following resources provide supplemental information across a variety of UChicago initiatives.

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The Community Health Focus Hour is UChicago Medicine's weekly talk radio show exploring community health topics. Each week, one of our hosts facilitates an interactive conversation with featured guests. Listeners are encouraged to call in and contribute to the conversation.

Tune in to WVON 1690 AM at 1 p.m. on Saturdays to join in the Community Health Focus Hour discussion.

Exercise & Fitness Programs

The Community Fitness Program at the Museum of Science and Industry boasts 60 to 80 members who regularly walk and do aerobic exercise inside the museum’s confines. The program takes place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

In existence more than 21 years, this free program is designed to encourage healthy fitness habits and to help seniors integrate a regular exercise program into their health routines.

Registration is required.

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South Side Fit is a free wellness program. In addition to weekly fitness classes and other benefits, South Side Fit offers monthly health and nutrition workshops. Registration is required.

For more information about South Side Fit, please email or call (773) 624-4642.