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COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH STATEMENT ON MASKING IN SCHOOLS

COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH STATEMENT ON MASKING IN SCHOOLS As the legal issues regarding the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on the governor’s school mask mandate are analyzed, the Cook County Department of Public Health continues to strongly endorse...

First Omicron Case Confirmed in Suburban Cook County

Other Possible Omicron Cases Currently Being Tested Forest Park, IL – Cook County Department of Public Health announced today that the first known case of the Omicron variant in suburban Cook County was reported yesterday, December 14. The person is asymptomatic and...

Holiday Gathering and Travel Guidelines

Holiday Gathering and Travel Guidelines

As Thanksgiving approaches, we wanted to share with you our guidelines for safe holiday celebrations and travel. If you could share them with your readers, viewers and social media followers, we would greatly appreciate it. Have a wonderful, safe and restful holiday....

Booster Shots Recommended for Adults 18+

Booster Shots Recommended for Adults 18+

On Friday, November 19, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) all endorsed booster vaccines for all adults, age 18 and over. Boosters are widely...

2021 Halloween Guidance 

2021 Halloween Guidance 

Most trick-or-treaters are children who are not yet eligible to be vaccinated so it’s extra important for parents to encourage them to take these safety precautions to stay safe and healthy:  Plan for outdoor events and dress for the weather  Maintain physical...

Updated August 15, 2022, 5:11 PM

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