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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]


Compliance Notice

Compliance Notice





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]


Attention: New Dictation Services

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]


Cook County Tackles Mental Illness in Community and Jail

Cook County Health (CCH) is holding a two-day workshop with key agencies involved in the criminal justice system to develop a detailed map of where the gaps are in providing behavioral health services in Cook County. The ultimate goal is… [Read More]


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Major Change Coming for Cardiac Imaging

In an effort to cut down on the number of unnecessary cardiac imaging procedures being done in the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is going to start requiring doctors and providers to submit proof that they… [Read More]