With an Excessive Heat Warning issued for northern Illinois until tomorrow evening, the Cook County Department of Public Health is urging all residents to stay safe. Hot temperatures and high humidity may combine to create a dangerous situation i
Dr. Ponni Arunkumar was named as Chief Medical Examiner of Cook County following her appointment by President Toni Preckwinkle and approval today by the County’s Board of Commissioners.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced five nominees to the governing board of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Issue call to action around American Medical Association’s declaration
The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and the Mass Care Workgroup will be hosting a free Business & Public Health Preparedness Webinar on July 19th, from 11am to 12pm.
The South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District (SCCMAD), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) surveillances indicate a large increase in West Nile Virus activity in mosquitoes.
“Today marks the first day of summer and it’s a perfect time to venture outdoors for family picnics or bike rides,” CCDPH COO Stephen A. Martin, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H. said.
On Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Village of Oak Park is sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back program.
A collaboration of healthcare agencies, including the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, the Ruth M.
The first mosquito pools positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in suburban Cook County were reported yesterday by state public health officials.