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CCHHS Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank

Cook County Health & Hospitals System Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank Cook County Residents Urged to Continue to Donate Blood CHICAGO – The Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) announced the 75th Anniversary of the… [Read More]


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CCHHS Recognizes National Kidney Month-Your Kidneys are essential to Life

Chronic kidney disease may be caused by diabetes, high blood pressure and other disorders. Early detection and treatment can often keep chronic kidney disease from progressing to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to maintain life. The… [Read More]


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Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists

Provident Hospital’s Main Laboratory was recently awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The laboratory’s director, Vera H. Ray, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the hospital’s demonstrated excellence of… [Read More]



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Oak Forest Health Center Holds Hearing Screenings

OAK FOREST-The Cook County Health and Hospitals (CCHHS) announced today that Hearing is the gatekeeper to communication – one of the primary ways that we connect with other people. Hearing loss can lead to impaired ability to communication – and… [Read More]


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Victim Speaks Out after Pit Bulls Attack

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) officials announced today that a 62-year old man is being treated after being attacked by two pit-bulls while jogging on the city’s lakefront path. The attack took place around 6:00 a.m. Monday… [Read More]