The CORE Center Pharmacy serves patients across Cook County; it is  conveniently located in the Medical District on Chicago’s West Side. The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is a clinic for the prevention, care, and research of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, the pharmacy is tailored to meet the special needs of these patients.

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Pharmacy

The CORE Center Pharmacy fills prescriptions for patients seen by CORE Center providers only. The pharmacy staff will work with patients who do not have prescription benefits to get needed medications from the CORE Center Pharmacy or free of charge from the manufacturer. There may be a pharmacy service fee for medications provided by the CORE Center Pharmacy. The CORE Center Pharmacy acts as a pick-up site for patients who are on the Aids Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) who prefer to have their medication mailed to the CORE Center Pharmacy instead of their home addresses.

2020 W. Harrison St. Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 572-4881

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday / Holidays – Closed

Refill Information

The fastest way to order your new prescriptions and refills is by calling the 24-hour refill line at (312) 572-4880. Prescription refills will be ready the next business day.

Mail Order Information

At this time, only CORE Center Pharmacy customers with CountyCare can have their prescriptions mailed to them by the CCHHS Mail Order Pharmacy (1-800-458-0501).

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review our frequently asked questions for further information.