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Cook County Springs into Health with New Worksite Wellness Initiative

  Cook County Springs Into Health With New Worksite Wellness Initiative   President Preckwinkle alongside Dr. Raju announced today a broad worksite wellness initiative, “Spring Into Health!” to engage Cook County’s 22,000 employees in a culture of health and fitness.  As part of… [Read More]


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Dr. Raju discusses Cook County Health System with Modern Healthcare

Inequality, in terms of access to care, is a problem both  in America and Dr. Ram Raju’s native India. Raju, CEO of the  government-run Cook County Health and Hospitals System in Chicago, shared his  stories about how India’s caste system, which… [Read More]


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Hearing Screening at Oak Forest

Come to a hearing screening at Oak Forest Health Center, no appointment needed! Hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition among older people, after hypertension and arthritis, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)…. [Read More]


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Cook County Health and Hospitals System Launches New Website

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health and Hospitals System announced a newly launched website for all Cook County residents and patients. The up-to-date website www.cookcountyhhs.org will offer information on hospital locations, health news, patient services, and special news & events. The website serves as an… [Read More]


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Public Workshop Regarding the Oak Forest Preserve

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Cook County Real Estate Management Division is hosting the second of three public meetings to keep the public informed of the progress of preparing a and receive public input. All Cook… [Read More]


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John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Operating Officer Awarded “Soul of Medicine”

Cook County Health & Hospitals System Congratulates Dr. Claudia Fegan John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Medical Officer Awarded “Soul of Medicine” CHICAGO- The Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) Claudia Fegan is the newest recipient of the 2nd… [Read More]


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Dentists Provide Tips for Parents during Children’s Dental Health Month

Chicago-Nationwide Dentists and national oral health care experts say many ingredients in some commercial toothpastes are of questionable benefit and some are just plain bad for you. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month — a good time for parents, and… [Read More]


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Planning Process in Place for Cook County’s Oak Forest Health Center Preserve Site

In late 2011, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County retained a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team led by Conservation Design Forum (CDF) to develop a master plan for the recently acquired site, which is east of the Oak Forest Health Center… [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]