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Public Health Department Urges Safe New Year Celebrations

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...

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...

Health Department Offers Tips for Holiday Food Safety

FOREST PARK, IL—The holiday season is here, and celebrations will be different, especially for those who decide to stay home and host virtual gatherings with family and friends to slow the spread of COVID-19. In addition to washing your hands often, watching your...

CCDPH Issues Order To Support Tier I Mitigation Enforcement

  FOREST PARK, IL – Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) today is taking steps to encourage compliance with the state’s Tier I mitigation guidance for restaurants, bars and other businesses where people congregate indoors. Read the full press release...