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So let’s get started on our healthiest year ever!

The MyHealth booklet contains detailed information about the MyHealth Connections wellness program and how it can help make lasting, positive changes in your life.

Each month we’ll launch a new theme that explores one or more of the five core elements of well-being.

Before you review the booklet,  check out what Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has to say about MyHealth Connections.

Click here to President Toni Preckwinkle’s video message

Here’s what you can look forward to during the coming months:


December - Health and the Holidays

November - Diabetes Prevention and Management

October - Open Enrollment

September - Back to School with Behavioral Support

August - Hypertension

July - Musculoskeletal Disorders and Prevention 

Keep your Musculoskeletal System Healthy 

How You Hold Your Smart Phone Impacts Your Musculoskeletal Health

June - Migraine and Headache Awareness


Combat Migraines and Mindfulness 

Improve Your Lifestyle Habits to Reduce Migraine Pain 

May - 2019 Health Fairs

Cook County Health Fairs will be held for employees in May at seven locations. This year's focus is "Encompass a Healthy Lifestyle."

April - Respiratory Care

Live Well to Breathe Well

Five Things You Should Know About E-Cigarettes

Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes:  A Tip Sheet for Parents

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois: Tobacco Cessation Programs

March - Colon Cancer Awareness

Get Screened 

Proactive Changes Can Lower Your Colorectal Cancer Risk 

Five Colon-healthy Food Sources to Add to Your Diet 

February - American Heart Month

Better Heart Health Starts Now

The Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Eating Plan

January - A Health Start to 2019

Make a Healthy Start - Take the Health Assessment 

Be Healthy. Create a Health Action Plan 


December - Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Stay Healthy and Fit 

Holiday Healthy Eating Guide 

November - Diabetes

World Diabetes Day

Track Your Health Progress 

Diabetes ABCs 

October - Open Enrollment

September - Your Health Care Benefits

Know Your Plan 

Managing Cost 

August - Mindfulness

Mindful Exercises to Get You Through the Week 

Improve Your Sleep in Two Weeks 

July - The Importance of Nutrition

Build Your Own Healthy Salad 

5 Easy Ways to Up Your Fruit and Veggie Game 

The Dirty Dozen and The Clean 15

June - Lung Health

10 Things to Improve Your Lung Health

Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Protect Your Health

May - 2018 Health Fairs

Cook County Health Fairs will be held for employees in May at eight locations. This year's focus is "Empowering a Health Lifestyle". Click here for the schedule.

April - Cancer Awareness

Cancer Screening Recommendations

Six Ways to Improve Your Colon Health

March - Mental and Cognitive Health

Memory Loss Warning Signs

Ten Ways to Love Your Brain

Opioid: Be Safe and Smart

February - Healthy Heart: Improving Blood Circulation

Choose the Right Foods and Reduce Your Risk of Illness

Improving Blood Circulation

Prevent Heart Disease

January - Healthy Living Swaps

Drink More Water

The Health Impact of Loneliness

Turn off The TV


December - Healthy Eating Challenge II, Diabetes Care

Healthy Holidays - Week Two

Healthy Holidays - Week One

Living with Diabetes

Prediabetes...Do you have it?

November - Lung Health Month

Nicotine Withdrawal and Cravings

How to be a Quitter

Raise Your Asthma IQ

October - Breast Cancer Awareness

Three Step Early Detection Plan

Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

September - Engaging Your Primary Care Physician

What is a Primary Care Physician

Your Options for Medical Care

August - Back to School - Immunization Awareness

Immunizations for Babies and Young Children

Child Immunization Guide and Tracker

Vaccinations: not just for kids!

 July - Step to it

Walks That Energize You 

Walk Your Way to Fitness

It's Time To Step To It

June - High Blood Pressure Management & Stroke Prevention

Check Your Blood Pressure

Change Your Salty Ways

Blood Pressure and Stroke

May - Cook County Health Fairs - A Ticket to Your Well-Being

Calendar of Events

Screenings and Resources

April - Get Physical

• Jump-start your physical fitness routine and support the Chicagoland community at the same time.

Activity Tracker and Guide

Hate Exercise? 5 Tips That May Change Your Mind

Why is Walking the Most Popular Form of Exercise