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
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Out of an abundance of caution, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today issued two executive orders related to the current COVID-19 virus pandemic and County operations.Using her statutory authority as the County’s chief executive officer... Read more
CHICAGO —Cook County, the City of Chicago and State of Illinois governments as well as representatives from sister agencies gathered on Friday, January 31 at Harold Washington College to learn and discuss how government can advance racial equity at... Read more
CHICAGO – Nearing the 100th anniversary of the Chicago race riots, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has announced today Offices Under the President (OUP) will host an inaugural Cook County Racial Equity Week.Additionally, the President... Read more
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the report from the Cook County Anti-Harassment Working Group. President Preckwinkle convened the group in October 2018 to review and enhance policies for preventing and prohibiting... Read more