The Cook County Board today unanimously approved changes to the Medical Examiner’s ordinance that for the first time would allow it the option of cremating the bodies of unclaimed and disclaimed indigents.
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System today announced the opening of Oak Forest Health Center (OFHC), where new radiology and laboratory services will be offered.
Cook County Department of Public Health officials remind residents that bats are active this time of year, which means the possibility of exposure to rabies is increasing.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined today by health professionals and anti-smoking advocates to highlight the public health benefits of the $1-a-pack cigarette tax increase set to take effect tomorrow, March 1.
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, contributing to the increasing prevalence and costs of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke felt in communities all across the nation.
Originally published at the Cook County Health & Hospitals website
Date & Time: March 19, 2013 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Stroger Hospital, Cafeteria, No appointment required.
The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center announces that Project CONNECT was refunded by The Chicago Community Trust (CCT) under its Improving Access to Care initiative.
Each year, approximately 170,000 babies are born in Illinois who need to be immunized against fourteen diseases before the age of 2.
Originally appeared in the December 9, 2012 edition of CookCountyHHS.org