COOK COUNTY — Today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle signed Executive Order 2020-9 to create the Community Recovery Initiative, which creates an emergency relief fund for businesses and 1099 workers in suburban Cook County. Cook County... Read more
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Cutting red tape to get vital resources to communities being impacted by COVID-19, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today issued an executive order accelerating the County’s ability to accept supplies, equipment and other donations from... Read more
CHICAGO — In an effort to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced an expansive series of measures waiving various County fines, fees and deferring tax collections.“With businesses... Read more
Across Cook County, people are uniting to care for seniors and delivering groceries and medical supplies to friends and neighbors. This public health crisis has impacted all of us.The people who are detained in the Cook County Jail and the Cook... Read more
As area first responders experience a shortage of potentially life-saving coronavirus supplies, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) distributed more... Read more