The United States Supreme Court upheld the vast majority of the Affordable Care Act. This is a momentous decision for our patients and for healthcare in this Country.
Our hot and dry climatic conditions have been ideal for the development of disease vector mosquitoes, primarily Culex pipiens. This mosquito is the main vector of West Nile Virus (WNV) in our area.
The Cook County Health and Hospitals System announced today that the independent governing board elected David Carvalho as Chair, and Jorge Ramirez as Vice-Chair of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Board of Directors.
Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss as we age, but they are treatable.
he Cook County Department of Public Health is reminding residents to take precautions to avoid food poisoning this holiday cooking season.
Joined by Mayor Peloquin of Blue Island who hosted the Harvest Festival, President Preckwinkle spoke to a large crowd assembled at the Tommie Brown Sports Association in Blue Island, to kick-off the creation of the Cook County Urban Agricultural N
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and her team are leading by example this winter, kicking off a new Seasonal Flu Shot Campaign by receiving the preventative vaccination today at the Cook County Building’s health services facility.
President Preckwinkle today addressed staff and senior management at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, announcing policy and procedural changes that will institute stricter controls, accountability and disciplinary measures throughout the
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced two public health initiatives today targeting gaps in care for low-income individuals living in Cook County.
As a new year begins and residents are considering resolutions to make healthy changes, the Cook County Department of Public Health launched a new campaign aimed at educating suburban Cook County (SCC) residents about the damaging health effects o