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CCH Offers Fire Prevention Tips for the Holiday Season

The Cook County Health (CCH) is urging residents to take precautions to prevent home fires and burn injuries, which occur most commonly in the winter months. Fires and burn injuries are often caused by the use of unsafe heat sources,… [Read More]


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American Liver Foundation & CCH’ Bashar Attar, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Bashar Attar of the Cook County Health, will lead the American Liver Foundation’s (ALF) final webinar of the year on December 17, at 6:00PM. The webinar is designed for both professionals and the general public. During 2015, the ALF sponsored a series of seven… [Read More]


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CCH Celebrates World AIDS Day December 1

Today the Cook County Health (CCH) will celebrate World AIDS Day.  On World AIDS Day, people across the globe unite to raise awareness about HIV/AIDs, support those living with HIV and remember those who have passed away. More than 43,000… [Read More]


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Dr. Jorge Prieto Health Center Has a New Dental Suite

Cook County Health hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently in celebration the new dental clinic suite at Prieto Health Center at 2424 South Pulaski Road in Chicago. A wide range of dental services, from cleanings and fillings, root canals, dentures, crowns… [Read More]


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National Handwashing Awareness Week is December 6-12

Let’s work together to decrease the spread of infectious diseases! The goal of National Handwashing Awareness Week is to decrease the spread of the flu and other infectious diseases by informing individuals to educate and help protect their communities. According to… [Read More]


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2nd Annual Project CONNECT Stakeholders Event

More than 50 staff members from the Cook County Health’s Stroger Hospital and the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center attended Project CONNECT’s 2nd annual stakeholders event on October 30. This event was convened to present project and cost benefit analysis… [Read More]


Dr. Jay Shannon, CEO, CCHHS, Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President, Kate Maehr, Executive Director/CEO, Greater Chicago Food Depository and Luis Arroyo Jr., Cook County Commissioner, 8th District, with the FRESH truck at Logan Square Health Center.

CCH Launches New Pilot Program to Address Patients’ Food Insecurity

The Cook County Health (CCH) has launched a new pilot program to connect food-insecure patients- those who lack consistent access to enough food or healthy food- with fresh produce through a partnership with the Greater Chicago Food Depository. “People need… [Read More]


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CCH Releases FY2016 Preliminary Budget

Cook County Health’s (CCH) CEO, Dr. Jay Shannon, submitted a $1.7 billion preliminary Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget to the CCH Finance Committee today. The proposed budget allows CCH to invest in new and existing community-based outpatient clinical services and… [Read More]


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Join us for a CCH Vendor Forum

The CCH Vendor Forum will provide an opportunity to learn about Cook County’s MBE/WBE and Veteran’s Preference programs, CCH contracting policies and upcoming CCH projects. A reception will follow, giving MBE/WBE & Veteran-owned businesses an opportunity to network with some of CCH’ larger vendors and… [Read More]


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Health Officials Warn Concert-Goers of Drug Overdose

The Cook County Health and Illinois Poison Center (IPC) have seen a troubling trend of drug and alcohol overdoses among young adults attending concerts and festivals this summer. “This summer during concert days Stroger Hospital prepares to see an influx… [Read More]