Cook County welcomed Denise Barreto as its inaugural Director of Equity and Inclusion on May 26, 2020, charged with coordinating and integrating racial equity principles into all County operations, projects and services. She will lead efforts... Read more
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued a veto today striking down the Cook County Board resolution that would provide addresses of COVID-19 positive patients to first responders in Cook County Department of Public Health’s jurisdiction... Read more
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) and area first responders today announced the availability... Read more
CHICAGO — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional... Read more
I have been informed that a member of my Executive Protection Detail tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). This member of my detail was last in the Cook County Building and in a vehicle operated by the detail on March 27.My thoughts and... Read more