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We are in Phase 1C

On March 31, Chicago’s suburbs will enter Phase 1C which also includes essential workers in transportation and logistics, utilities, manufacturing, residential and shelter facilities, financial services, and defense-related activities.

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Learn more about CCDPH’s vaccine distribution plan.

Slow the Spread.
Answer the Call.

Contact Tracing is a critically important tool in the
fight against COVID-19, and most effective when used
in combination with other mitigation strategies like
masking, physical distancing and hand-washing.

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You can help slow the spread.
Wear a mask, even if you’re vaccinated.

Practique las 3 W para frenar la
propagación de gérmenes.

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Mitigation Order 2021-6, effective March 26

Mitigation Order 2021-6, effective March 26, increases capacity limits for indoor/outdoor dining, indoor/outdoor fitness classes, spectator events, and more. Click here for details.

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Phase 4 Mitigation

CCDPH recently expanded to Phase 4 Mitigation which increases indoor dining to 50 percent capacity, or 50 people, whichever is less.
Click for guidelines.

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Mass Vaccine Sites Expand Registration

Residents of Oak Park, Evanston, Skokie, and Stickney Townships can now access appointments at mass vaccination sites in Cook County.
Click to register.

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This Is Public Health

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health includes mental illness and substance misuse. Both of these conditions are very common in adults and teens.

Chronic Diseases

A chronic disease is any serious condition that lasts longer than three months. Chronic diseases typically can be treated, but not cured.

Communicable Diseases

CCDPH prevents and controls the spread of communicable diseases by conducting disease surveillance, responding to outbreaks and making recommendations.

Epidemiology – Data & Reports

CCDPH provides comprehensive population, health behavior, disease and injury data for suburban Cook County residents and communities.

Emergency Preparedness

Get information to help you and your family prepare for a public health emergency: “Be Aware. Get Prepared. Take Action.

Environmental Health

CCDPH enforces Cook County and Illinois state laws related to environmental health issues within suburban Cook County.

Health Equity

Health inequities are differences in health status between groups of people that result from unjust social inequalities between those groups.

Nursing Services

CCDPH provides breast and cervical cancer referral, follow-up and case management; vision and hearing screening; public health nursing; and Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Control.

CCDPH is the public health authority for most of suburban Cook County

CCDPH is the nationally accredited, state-certified local health department for 2.5 million residents and 127 municipalities surrounding Chicago.

CCDPH is an affiliate of Cook County Health

CCH is one of the largest public health systems in the nation. In addition to CCDPH, it includes: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital; more than a dozen community health centers; the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center; Correctional Health (at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center); and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.

CCDPH is governed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners

The Cook County Board of Commissioners, presided over by the Cook County Board President, is the regulatory Board of Health for CCDPH.

Toni Preckwinkle

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Public Health in the News

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Turkey Products Linked to Salmonella Hadar Illness

On April 10, 2021

WASHINGTON, APRIL 10, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey...Read more

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Health

On April 8, 2021

Today, Rochelle P. Walensky MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), declared racismRead more

Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips

On April 7, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today that federal funding may now be used to purchase rapid fRead more

CDC Awards $3 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Programs

On April 7, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded funding to support local efforts to increase vaccine uptake by expanding COVID-19 vaccine programs and ensuring greater equity and acceRead more

Glutenull Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies

On April 7, 2021

Glutenull Bakery of Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada is recalling Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies 11oz/320g, because it may contain undeclared milk.Read more

Nearly 80 percent of teachers, school staff, and childcare workers receive at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine

On April 6, 2021

Nearly 80 percent of Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare workers received at least their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, according to the CDC's latest estimates and survRead more

COVID-19 Very High - COVID-19 in Azerbaijan

On April 5, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to Azerbaijan.Read more

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in India

On April 5, 2021

Travelers should avoid all nonessential travel to India.Read more

COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

On April 5, 2021

Travelers at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should avoid all nonessential travel to Zimbabwe.Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in Nigeria

On April 5, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Guam

On April 5, 2021

Travelers at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should avoid all nonessential travel to Guam.Read more

COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Nepal

On April 5, 2021

Travelers at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should avoid all nonessential travel to Nepal.Read more

COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Cambodia

On April 5, 2021

Travelers at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should avoid all nonessential travel to Cambodia.Read more

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in Zambia

On April 5, 2021

Travelers should avoid all nonessential travel to Zambia.Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in the Falkland Islands

On April 5, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

COVID-19 Very High - COVID-19 in Bermuda

On April 5, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to Bermuda.Read more

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in Ghana

On April 5, 2021

Travelers should avoid all nonessential travel to Ghana.Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in Thailand

On April 5, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in Montserrat

On April 5, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

HI-TECH Pharmaceuticals Issues Allergy Alert on Various APS Isomorph 28 Products and iFORCE Nutrition Mass Gainz Dietary Supplements Due to Possible Undeclared Milk, Eggs, Wheat and Soy

On April 3, 2021

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. Inc. of Norcross, GA is recalling all lots of APS Nutrition Isomorph 28 flavors in a 2 lb jug because it contains undeclared milk, wheat & soy allergens. All lots of iForcRead more

CDC Issues Next Phase of the Conditional Sail Order for Cruise Ship Operators

On April 2, 2021

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the next phase of technical guidance under the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) requiring cruise lines to establish agreementsRead more

CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

On April 2, 2021

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the realRead more

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Chorizo Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

On April 2, 2021

EDITOR'S NOTE: FSIS updated the release the same day of issue to reflect product poundage. WASHINGTON, April 2, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service...Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands

On April 2, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

COVID-19 Low - COVID-19 in Australia

On April 2, 2021

If you travel, take steps before, during, and after travel to keep yourself and others from getting COVID-19.Read more

COVID-19 Very High - COVID-19 in Somalia

On April 2, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to Somalia.Read more

COVID-19 Unknown - COVID-19 in Tokelau

On April 2, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to Tokelau.Read more

COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in Djibouti

On April 2, 2021

Travelers should avoid all nonessential travel to Djibouti.Read more

COVID-19 Very High - COVID-19 in South Africa

On April 2, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to South Africa.Read more

COVID-19 Very High - COVID-19 in Honduras

On April 2, 2021

Travelers should avoid all travel to Honduras.Read more

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