News from President Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County offices to resume full operations

Cook County Board and Forest Preserve District President Toni Preckwinkle announces that the Cook County offices under her jurisdiction and the Cook County Forest Preserve District will resume full operations on Thursday, February 3, 2011 and further requests that the separately elected officials of Cook County and the Independent Health and Hospitals System resume full operations as well.

President Preckwinkle would like to acknowledge the hard work of many County, State and Municipal staff during this state of emergency and would like to specifically thank the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Cook County Highway Department, the Department of Facilities Management, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, the Cook County Sheriff and the Cook County Forest Preserve District Police for their continuous efforts during this severe winter storm.