Established in 1998 in a partnership between Cook County Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is one of the largest HIV/AIDS clinics in the U.S. specializing in prevention, care and research of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases.

Vaccine Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM


Pay for parking is available on Harrison Street.


You can access the CORE Center through the following CTA routes:

  • Congress Blue Line “el” train (Forest Park Line, Medical Center stop)
  • #7 Harrison Street bus (Damen stop) #50 Damen Avenue bus (Harrison stop)

Hours of Operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (3rd Saturday of the month)