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Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center

Cook County and City of Chicago National HIV Testing Day

CHICAGO –The STEP UP, GET TESTED: ChicaGO for 5K campaign, a collaboration of healthcare agencies, including the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Chicago Department of Public Health and other AIDS service organizations… [Read More]

Crain's Chicago Business - Raju

Cook County Health trims taxpayer subsidy

Cook County Health and Hospitals System reduced its taxpayer subsidy in fiscal 2012 by nearly $23 million from the year before by reining in spending and treating fewer uninsured patients. The subsidy totaled $362.9 million for the year ended Nov…. [Read More]

Home Safety Month

June is National Home Safety Month

During National Home Safety Month, learn how to keep your family safe from the most preventable causes of injury – injuries in your own home. Put harmful chemicals out of reach of children and pets, install working smoke alarms and… [Read More]

Donate Life Month

June 10th-17th is Men’s Health Week

The Goal of Men’s Health Week: Think and Act Preventively! Men in the U.S. are living shorter lives than American women, with average life expectancy at 74.6 years vs. 79.6 years for women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Statistically,… [Read More]


Trauma & Burn Symposium: June 14-15, 2013

Welcome from the Cook County Trauma Chairman The 2nd Annual Cook County Trauma Symposium was conceived as a learning & teaching crucible for physicians and other health-care professionals interested in injury. The Trauma and Burn surgeons at Cook County Hospital firmly believe in… [Read More]

Step Up Get Tested


STEP UP, GET TESTED is a citywide unified effort that brings AIDS service and community-based organizations together to scale up HIV testing in the most underserved communities of Chicago. As part of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) on June 27th,… [Read More]


Protect yourself & your family, prevent West Nile virus

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials would like to remind residents to be cautious and protect against West Nile Virus (WNV). Prevention is the most effective way to protect yourself and your family from becoming infected with WNV…. [Read More]

Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

It’s vital to take care of your eyes. Poor vision makes it harder to handle the activities of daily living, including reading, driving, and meal preparation. On the positive side – many eye problems and diseases can be treated if… [Read More]

Dr. Raju

Letter from the CEO

Dear Colleagues and County Residents, I write to you as CEO at a moment of great change. At this extraordinary time of transformation, we look to our mission. Cook County Health and Hospitals System has a longstanding mission of caring… [Read More]