Announcements

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General Medicine Clinic is Relocating

As the largest Cook County Health’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 Campus Health Center… [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’s 2017 Doctor of the Year. Dr. Mennella was selected from more than 80 doctors, who were all nominated by CCH staff… [Read More]


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Attention: New Dictation Services

CCH has a new dictation service as of Monday May 1st – Perry Johnson & Assoc.  With this new service please use the encounter number (the one next to FIN: in the banner bar) rather than the patient’s medical record… [Read More]


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An Open Letter to Our Patients and the Communities We Serve

An open letter to our patients, community members, staff and elected officials, Recently, our country has faced challenges that seem contradictory to the principles on which our nation was founded. Access to health care for millions of Americans hangs in… [Read More]


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What Women Should Know About Heart Disease

Did you know that women can have subtler, less recognizable signs of a heart attack than men?  Or that women face a higher cardiovascular disease risk after reaching menopause? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United… [Read More]


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Cook County Health Expanding Access to Mental Health Treatment with $4M Grant

The Cook County Health (CCH) has been awarded a $4 million, 4-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to fund a new Assisted Outpatient Treatment program that will support individuals with severe mental illness in… [Read More]


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CCH Part of First Study to Test Efficacy and Safety Of A New HIV-Prevention Medication

Cook County Health’s (CCH) Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is taking part in the first large-scale clinical trial of a long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention. The HPTN 083 study will evaluate whether an investigational anti-HIV drug called cabotegravir, which… [Read More]


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Construction Begins on New Cook County Central Campus Health Center

Today, the Cook County Health (CCH), Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and the Cook County Board of Commissioners broke ground on a new state-of-the-art health center in Chicago. “The Central Campus Health Center represents a true and lasting commitment… [Read More]


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Instilling Future Doctors with a Passion for Research and Public Medicine

Academic Associate Program at Stroger Hospital Offers Undergraduates Real-World Research Experience When 19-year-old Katherine Xie, of Long Grove, started college she knew she liked medical research, and thought she might end up in a lab. But now her sights are… [Read More]


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Ultrasound is a Better Initial Test for Diagnosing Kidney Stones

Each year, more than half a million people go to emergency rooms for kidney stone problems according to the National Kidney Foundation. The majority of these patients undergo CT imaging incurring significant cost, radiation exposure, and other side effects. Emergency… [Read More]