Forest Park, IL—The Cook County Department of Public Health strongly recommends making safe decisions as you plan your new year celebration. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the safest ways to celebrate are at home with the people who live with you, or virtually. Because...
Month: December 2020
Cook County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
COOK COUNTY, IL— Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Commissioner Dr. Dennis Deer, Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha, Jr., and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Senior Medical Officers, Dr. Kiran Joshi and Dr. Rachel...
CCDPH Issues COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2020-2 to Support Tier 3 Mitigation Enforcement
FOREST PARK, IL –Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is issuing COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2020-2 in alignment with the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-73 and the Tier 3 mitigation measures for the state. Read more
Health Department Launches Law-Enforcement Driven Deflection and Naloxone Distribution Initiative to Fight Opioid Overdose
FOREST PARK, IL –Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) today officially launched a comprehensive initiative to prevent opioid overdose deaths and help people with opioid use disorder find community-based...
Health Department Issues COVID-19 Mitigation Citations to Hotel Responsible for Large Wedding
FOREST PARK, IL – Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) issued notices to the Hilton Chicago/ Northbrook Hotel and onsite Allguaer’s on the Riverfront restaurant, following a recent large gathering and inspection of the facilities. Read More