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Cook County Confirms Second Measles Case

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials are reporting the second confirmed case of measles in suburban Cook County this year. The community-acquired case is an unvaccinated adult resident. There is no known link to recent cases associated with a Chicago migrant shelter. As of today, there are 64 confirmed measles cases in Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Cook County Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

CHICAGO May 31, 2022– In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Health (CCH) CEO Israel Rocha, Cook County Commissioner John P. Daley, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) COO Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck as well as representatives from community-based organizations (CBOs) and clients shared the impact of Cook County’s Building Healthy Communities (BHC) grants.