The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has seen an increase in deaths attributed to fentanyl and fentanyl analogues, which chemical derivatives of fentanyl.Fentanyl is an opiate that is up to 100 times more potent than morphine, which is the... Read more
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I’ve been briefed on the task force’s findings and recommendations and I want to commend Lori Lightfoot and members of the task force on their work and their honesty in bringing long-needed official focus to these issues.This report serves as a... Read more
Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control will begin its 2016 rabies clinics at the site of its inaugural 2006 season in Crestwood. The inaugural low-cost rabies vaccine clinic of 2016 will take place June 7 from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at... Read more
Finance Committee, then Board to consider team to lead mixed-use project A private redevelopment agreement and land lease for Old Cook County Hospital and adjacent land will be presented to the Cook County Board of Commissioners April 13 and... Read more
Cook County Board of Commissioners will be presented with a proposal for construction of the much-needed Central Campus Health Center, a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility, at its meeting April 13.The new facility, which will adjoin the... Read more