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Cook County Health Awarded $2.6 Million to Improve Access to Treatment for People Struggling with Opioids and Substance Use Disorders

2022 ‘Readiness Summit’ will prepare local organizations to receive incoming, once-in-a-lifetime federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act and other economic recovery funds

Dangerously low temperatures are forecast over the next few days. Wind chills will make it feel as cold as -25°F Tuesday night with bitterly cold temperatures continuing into Wednesday.

Office of the Chief Judge, the Justice Advisory Council and Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism Will Work Together to Identify Drivers of Racial Disparities in Local Justice System and Engage People Most Impacted by Mass Incarceration

Cook County will experience dangerously low temperatures over the next few days. Wind chills will make it feel as cold as -25°F Tuesday night with bitterly cold temperatures continuing into Wednesday.

Medical Examiner confirms grim milestone amid surge of cases

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved $2.6 million in HOME Investment Partnership Program Loan funding for three new affordable and permanent supportive housing projects located in Arlington Heights a

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding today for transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

First steps in planned $700 million for community programs over next several years

Cohort of 30 local nonprofit and government leaders embarks on leadership development program at critical juncture for the city and nation

Medical Examiner confirms grim milestone amid surge of cases

Cook County is under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. today. Wind gusts up to 50 mph will cause sub-zero temperatures.

(COOK COUNTY, IL) - Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle yesterday issued a proclamation to join House America: An All-Hands-on-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis, a federal initiative launche

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding today to further transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

A high wind warning will be in effect for Cook County beginning 6 p.m. tonight until 9 a.m. Thursday with wind gusts of up to 60 mph expected.

(Calumet City, IL) — The Cook County C-PACE Program, administered by the Illinois Energy Conservation Authority NFP (“IECA”), an Illinois tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it closed Calumet City’s first project…

CCLAHD awarded National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) 2021 Award of Excellence in Homeless Coordination and Assistance

With more than a month left in the year, County homicide rates highest in decades

(Cook County, IL) – Today, Cook County announced the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a renewable energy Off-Site Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

Medical Examiner confirms grim milestone as COVID-19 deaths continue to rise

(COOK COUNTY, IL) - The Cook County PACE Program, administered by the Illinois Energy Conservation Authority NFP (“IECA”), an Illinois tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it closed its first project u

Today, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a balanced $8 billion FY2022 budget which equitably addresses the County’s ongoing pandemic response efforts while not increasing taxes or cutting critical services.

We are pleased with Fitch Ratings decision to upgrade Cook County’s ratings from A+ to AA- with a stable outlook. Furthermore, S&P also moved the outlook for the County to stable from negative and Moody’s reaffirmed its rating as well.

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding this week to further transportation projects and initiatives led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH).

As residents set clocks back one hour this weekend, the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) urges residents to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.

The Cook County Department of Revenue (DOR) and Bureau of Technology (BOT) were recently awarded a 2021 LocalSmart Award for Local IT Innovation of the Year…

County President and Commissioners Remember Deceased Cook County Residents at Ofrenda in the Cook County Building