Chicago To Spend More For Opioid Treatment ServicesThe Chicago Department of Public Health is adding another $500,000 to programs for opioid treatment services.
Heath Department: It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu ShotThe Chicago Department of Public Health says not to be deterred because of reports that the flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective.
Chicago's Mental Health Clinics: Doing More With LessChicago's health director says more mental health services are now available for residents even though there are fewer city-run clinics.
Health Commissioner Says City Doing Right Thing By Making Tobacco Products Harder To Get Chicago’s top health official has no doubts that the city is doing the right thing by making cigarettes and other tobacco products harder to get for teenagers and more expensive, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen Push Back On Emanuel’s Tobacco Proposal During City Council HearingA proposal from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to crack down on cigarette sales to young people drew heavy criticism at a City Council hearing today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Chicago Health Officials Issue Alert On Small Outbreak Of Meningococcal Disease Among Gay Men Chicago's top health administrators are taking aim at men who use smartphone apps to hook up with other men for sex after several cases of what authorities call invasive meningococcal disease.
City Urges Everyone To Get A Flu Shot, And Not To WaitThe leaves are starting to change and there is definitely a chill in the air, so you can be sure that flu season is just around the corner.