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Your health. Our priority.

From primary care to specialized treatment for complex medical conditions, Cook County Health delivers the care that keeps you healthy.

Cook County Health provides high-quality care to more than 500,000 individuals through the health system and the health plan. Our teams of doctors, nurses and medical professionals represent the best in medicine. We continue to modernize and expand our network of community-based health centers throughout Cook County. We offer convenient locations and a team of experts ready to offer you and your family everything from wellness care to emergency medicine.

To schedule an appointment with a Cook County Health physician, please call 312-864-0200.

A 180-year history.
Today’s modern medicine.

We are proud of our legacy. We thank those who have been on the journey with us and as we look to the future, we invite you to join us as we elevate the health of Cook County. Cook County Health is investing in our network and modernizing services for patients. We’re leading the field in cutting-edge technology, increased capacity and innovative research. Cook County Health would be honored to provide your care.

Our broad network.
More options for you.

Our broad network includes two hospitals: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital. Patients can also visit more than a dozen community health centers and the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center. Cook County Health is proud of the work it does through Cook County Department of Public Health and Correctional Health.

Bringing health care
to your community

Cook County Health’s Community Relations team prides itself on being community advocates and bringing the System’s resources to all Cook County residents.

Our culturally diverse and multilingual team will make sure your health care questions are answered. We will also provide you with the right resources and help to resolve your issues and those of your constituents, family friends and neighbors. Click here to learn more.

Elevating the health of Cook County.

Our mission is to establish universal access to the world’s best care and health services for all Cook County residents, regardless of the ability to pay, so all may live their healthiest life. We seek to create partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public. We also advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social well-being of the people of Cook County.

Setting the standard in care.

Cook County Health is recognized for providing a high-quality, safe system of care. Here are some of our recognitions and accreditations:

Ambulatory and Community Health Network

  • Ambulatory Care Certification, The Joint Commission
  • Primary Care Medical Home Certification, The Joint Commission
  • Hospital Accreditation, The Joint Commission
  • Hospital Accreditation, The Joint Commission
  • Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, The Joint Commission and The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Academic Comprehensive Cancer Care Program Accreditation, American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer; American College of Surgeons
  • Level III NICU and Administrative Perinatal Hospital designation, Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center,
    Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Dialysis Unit Certification,
    Illinois Department of Public Health
  • U.S. News and World Report,
    High Performing Hospital for COPD 
  • U.S News and World Report,
    High Performing Hospital for heart attack care
  • U.S News and World Report,
    High Performing Hospital for heart failure care
  • U.S News and World Report,
    High Performing Hospital for pneumonia care
  • American Heart Association, 2020 Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Recognition Award
  • American Heart Association, 2020 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association, 2023 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association, 2023 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Award
  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 

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Be healthy with CountyCare.

CountyCare is open to all Cook County residents enrolled through Health Choice Illinois. If you are not signed up for Medicaid or if you are unsure, call CountyCare at (312) 864-8203 for help.

In the News.

Flexible Housing Pool Program of Chicago and Cook County Recognizes 1,000 Persons Placed into Supportive Housing

September 21, 2023

On September 20, Cook County leaders, representatives from Cook County Health and members of the Flexible Housing Pool of Chicago and Cook County gathered to recognize a milestone in the program and discuss the progress…

Cook County Health’s Stroger Hospital Ranked #1 Most Racially Inclusive Hospital in IL, #2 in United States

September 19, 2023

Cook County Health’s John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital has been named the #1 most racially inclusive hospital in Illinois and #2 most inclusive hospital in the nation by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index. The Lown…

Cook County Health Continues Work to Reduce Substance Use Disorder Harm

August 31, 2023

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. On this day, Cook County Health recognizes and remembers those who have lost their lives to the drug overdose epidemic.  In 2022, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office…

Cook County Officials Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Provident Hospital of Cook County

August 10, 2023

On August 10, Cook County leaders joined community members, patients and past and current staff to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Provident Hospital being a part of Cook County Health.   “Over the past 30…

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

August 1, 2023

CHICAGO– Cook County Health is proud to announce that John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing organization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, heart attack,…