Announcements

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Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Celebrates 20 Years of Remarkable Success in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Research

The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center announced today a 20-year milestone for the clinic that focuses on the prevention, care and research of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. The CORE Center was established as a partnership between the Cook County… [Read More]


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Cook County Health Encourages Residents to Get a Flu Shot

Flu season has already begun, with one pediatric and two adult deaths reported in the U.S. The intensity of the illness made last year’s flu season the worst since the swine flu pandemic of 2009-2010, with thousands of cases across… [Read More]


CCH Begins Centralized Scheduling

CCH Begins Centralized Scheduling

CCH understands the importance of patient satisfaction at CCH and we are focusing on creating a more patient-centered environment.  In doing so, we are at the point in our revenue cycle transformation where combining the scheduling processes of our primary… [Read More]


CCH Releases FY2019 Preliminary Budget: Balanced Budget Includes New Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Dialysis Services Without Increase in Taxpayer Allocation

CCH Releases FY2019 Preliminary Budget: Balanced Budget Includes New Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Dialysis Services Without Increase in Taxpayer Allocation

Cook County Health’s (CCH) CEO, Dr. Jay Shannon, submitted the health system’s preliminary Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget to the CCH Finance Committee today. The proposed FY2019 budget does not seek additional operating support from Cook County taxpayers. The FY2019… [Read More]


CCH FY2019 Preliminary Budget

CCH FY2019 Preliminary Budget

The proposed CCH FY2019 Preliminary Budget was introduced to the CCH Finance Committee on August 24, 2018. Two (2) Public Hearings on the Preliminary Budget will be held: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. and Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at… [Read More]


FDA Approves PrEP Drug for Adolescents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded access to the only approved HIV-prevention drug, so that adolescents are included. Adolescents between the ages of 13 and 24 have one of the highest rates of new HIV infection.  But the… [Read More]


CCH Urges Legislators to Take Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Cook County Health’s (CCH) Stroger Hospital today joined groups around the country working to enhance awareness of the impact of gun violence by participating in National Wear Orange Day. During a press conference at Stroger Hospital today, Dr. Faran Bokhari,… [Read More]


Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Roy Johnson woke up from a nap one evening and panicked when he realized he suddenly couldn’t see anything. “It was like a cloud was over my face. I had to feel my way to my neighbors’ house to get… [Read More]


How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy When You’re Diabetic

Mother’s Day isn’t just a celebration of moms and their children. It’s also a time to celebrate expectant moms and promote healthy pregnancy. In particular, being pregnant when you also have diabetes can increase your chance of having complications for… [Read More]


Preventing Stroke: Diet and Exercise the Key

Some risk factors for having a stroke are out of your control, like your age or having a parent or sibling who had a stroke. But the good news is that there are many steps you can take to drastically… [Read More]