Even a short drive can turn into a dangerous one, especially during severe weather.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the appointment of William M. Barnes Jr. as Executive Director of the County’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM).
Flooding has impacted communities across Cook County, leaving many residents and local governments with questions about flooding assistance. While Gov.
Municipalities around Cook County have opened warming centers for area residents to safely cope with the sub-freezing temperatures the region is experiencing:
Temperatures in Cook County are expected to rise into the 90s for much of the week. Add in high humidity and the heat index could climb over 100 degrees in the coming days.
Due to the severe winter storm, cold and hazardous travel conditions, Cook County employees under the jurisdiction of the Office of the President – except those performing essential services required to provide for the public health and safety of
The Offices Under the President will resume operations Tuesday January 7, 2014. However, the safety of our employees is paramount.
Plan makes county eligible for FEMA hazard mitigation grant funds.
Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Executive Director Michael Masters joined leaders from around the country to participate in Multi-Faith Crisis Management Workshop in Boston today.
Information will provide a measure of safety for nearby residents and first responders
Cook County will now collect information on and inspect facilities housing hazardous liquid waste as a public safety measure.