Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Other Officials Call On State To Pass Plan To Reduce Vacant PropertiesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Saturday was promoting a plan to reduce vacant properties, create affordable housing, and stop people from losing their homes.
Cook County Restarts COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program With More Money AvailableCook County is re-starting its emergency cash program, and this time there is a lot more money available for people struggling in the pandemic.
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Takes Precautionary COVID-19 Test, Isolates After Member Of Staff Tests PositiveCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Sunday that she has taken a precautionary COVID-19 test after a member of her staff tested positive for the virus.
Officials Urge People To Register To Vote, Fill Out Census Forms, And Get Tested For COVID-19 At Dolton Event
Financial Help Coming From Cook County For Those Affected By PandemicThe Cook County COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program will provide funding and guidance to ease the pain of the pandemic.
Preckwinkle To Cook County Suburbs: Get Your Share Of CARES Act MoneyMoney can be used for direct pandemic needs including personal protective equipment (PPE) and payroll costs for first responders.
Citing Healthcare Concerns, Lawmakers Urge Senate To Approve USPS Funds To Avoid Catastrophic Results"Our patients are seniors. They're veterans. They are people who have mobility and transportation issues, and are at higher risk for COVID-19. We have some zip codes, where 50% of our mail order prescriptions were delayed." 
Cook County On Track To Double Number Of Opioid Deaths Compared To 2019"African Americans make up 24% of the county's population, but half of the overdose opioid deaths this year."
With Pandemic Hampering Census Efforts, Cook County Officials Seek More Help With Population CountCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said, due to the pandemic, officials had to adjust their outreach strategy to protect the health and safety of census takers and the general public.
Durbin, Preckwinkle Visit Stroger Hospital COVID-19 Testing SiteThe site, at 1969 West Ogden, offers both drive through and walk-up testing services.
Todd Stroger Dropping Bid For County Board President After 2 WeeksStroger spokesman Sean Howard said Stroger instead will run for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner, as he originally planned.