Free COVID-19 testing in Austin

Walk-up testing is available June 23 and 24 for anyone wanting to be tested for the coronavirus. The testing site will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at the Austin Health Center, 4814 W. Chicago Ave.

Don’t go hungry

Most days of the week, there are food pantries and other organizations offering help to West Side residents in need. Find the list here.

Celebrate Juneteenth

There are a number of activities being held throughout Chicago’s West Side to mark Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Join Austin’s day of action

Several elected officials, including Gov. J.B. Pritzker, will be in Austin Thursday afternoon for a day of action. Stop by Cicero and Monroe from 3 to 5 p.m. June 4. Masks, food and water will be available.