Announcements

Family Health Network Members Join CountyCare

Family Health Network Members Join CountyCare

The Cook County Health (CCH) announced today that Family Health Network’s (FHN) Medicaid members in Cook County are joining CCH’ Medicaid managed care health plan, CountyCare.   “The partnership with FHN provides a strategic opportunity for CountyCare to combine best… [Read More]


Immunizations and Annual Physicals Key to a Healthy Start to School

With the start of the school year right around the corner, Cook County Health is encouraging families to get an annual physical exam and required immunizations for their children. “An easy way to keep your family healthy is making sure… [Read More]


CCH Releases FY2018 Preliminary Budget

CCH Releases FY2018 Preliminary Budget

Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s (CCH) CEO, Dr. Jay Shannon, submitted the health system’s preliminary Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget to the CCH Finance Committee today. The proposed $2.4 billion budget contemplates the growth of CountyCare membership, strengthens critical… [Read More]


CCH FY2018 Preliminary Budget

CCH FY2018 Preliminary Budget

The proposed CCH FY2018 Preliminary Budget was introduced to the CCH Finance Committee on August 25, 2017. Two (2) Public Hearings on the Preliminary Budget were held: Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. and Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at… [Read More]


Oak Forest Immediate Care Center Notice

Oak Forest Immediate Care Center Notice

Attention The Immediate Care Center at Oak Forest Health Center is no longer open. With locations across Cook County, you can connect with care that is close to you. We can help you select a medical home and schedule your appointment… [Read More]


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Chicago Tonight: Cook County Jail is Giving At-Risk Inmates Narcan Upon Their Release

Dr. Connie Mennella, the medical director at the Cook County Jail, spoke to Chicago Tonight’s host Phil Ponce about the jail giving inmates an overdose-reversing drug called Narcan to at-risk inmates when they leave the jail. Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s… [Read More]


Cook County Celebrates Construction Milestone for New West Side Health Center

The Cook County Health (CCH) and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle hosted a “topping out” ceremony on August 9 to celebrate continued construction progress CCH’ new state-of-the-art health center in Chicago’s Near West Side. During the ceremony, the final… [Read More]


CCH Offering Fresh Food Markets in South Suburban Cook County

Starting in summer, Fresh Food Markets are being hosted weekly at three Cook County Health (CCH) health centers in South Suburban Cook County. Black Oaks Center, a local nonprofit, is partnering with CCH to make fresh fruits and vegetables available for sale… [Read More]


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General Medicine Clinic is Relocating

As the largest Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s (CCH) outpatient clinic, the General Medicine Clinic (GMC) at Fantus Health Center will begin relocating services this month to facilitate improvements on the central campus. CCH is building a new Central… [Read More]


Dr. Connie Mennella is CCH’ 2017 Doctor of the Year

Dr. Connie Mennella, Chairperson of the Department of Correctional Health at Cermak Health Services, was named Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s 2017 Doctor of the Year. Dr. Mennella was selected from more than 80 doctors, who were all nominated… [Read More]