Recommended Guidance for Pediatric Vaccination during COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and continues to affect communities across the United States differently. Travel to clinics and clinic visits should occur in environments that are safe for all. It is important to share masking guidelines with parents traveling to and from clinic visits (see Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19) . Because of personal, practice, or … Read More

Job Announcement

Gambling/Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator Who We Are: Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is a non-profit organization located in South Chinatown of Chicago with a mission to reduce health disparities for medically underserved populations through culturally sensitive and language appropriate community health programs. Program Coordinator (Full-Time): MAHA is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to implement two projects that aim to prevent … Read More

MAHA May Event Series – Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)’s Mental Health 101 workshop provides a general overview of mental health, the symptoms exhibited, and some healthy coping skills we can utilize in our everyday lives. At the end of our workshop, we will be having a Q & A session. Mental Health 101 will host two sessions, both in Chinese: Click to sign up! Upon … Read More

Free Mental Health Awareness Workshop

Hello, thank you for your interest in the Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)’s Mental Health 101 workshop! This workshop provides a general overview of mental health, the symptoms exhibited, and some healthy coping skills we can utilize in our everyday lives. At the end of our workshop, we will be having a Q & A session. Mental Health 101 will … Read More

National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day

MEDIA ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dr. Hong Liu, Executive DirectorEmail: hongliu@maha-us.orgTel: (312) 403-8899 Chicago, April 30th, 2020 – Today is the National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day! As the nation is seeing increases in Hepatitis B infections, the Elimination of Immunization Disparities Program (EIDP) of the Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is calling for greater awareness and access to … Read More

Letters: One doctor’s message of heartbreak and gratitude

Source: CHICAGO TRIBUNE Original article link:  https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/letters/ct-letters-vp-041020-20200409-i43zjipjtffazbmhjo3xlkqtpy-story.html I was on a 12-hour shift recently in the intensive care unit of the hospital I work for, taking care of intubated and ventilated COVID-19 patients. These were some of the sickest patients I have ever managed, and I had the constant fear that one or several of them would die on my … Read More

Chinese organizations mobilized to help fight COVID-19 in Chicago

Source: XinhuaNET Original article link:  http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-04/08/c_138955677.htm by Jian Ping CHICAGO, April 7 (Xinhua) — A Chinese American in Chicago sent a plea for donation of face masks for a local hospital. The message, shared from instant messenger and posted to groups on WeChat, generated an immediate response. Yvonne Lau initiated the call for help. Her husband, Shu Chan, works as … Read More

Chicago Chinese Community Anti-COVID-19 Fund Drive Recipients

Note:  Some masks are still on the way. Some hospitals have already received the masks after approval, some are still waiting for the masks , and some are still in the process of approval. We first send masks’ pictures and disclaimer to the hospital. The hospitals need to sign the agreement before we send out the masks. Updated on 05/22/2020 … Read More

March 2020 McK-UDOS Newsletter

Started Meeting at 12:08pm   No newsletter was sent in January, but we will send a newsletter before next meeting  Our Community Talks event fully received by the attendees and provided positive feedback.  Prescription drug disposal card to be printed. Saul made adjustments from the suggestions from the previous meeting. We want to be able to have it available in English, Spanish and Chinese.  We created brochures to help the community … Read More