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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.

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.

Elevating the health of Cook County.

Our mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. 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
  • National Burn Center Verification, American Burn Association
  • 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 heart failure care
  • U.S. News and World Report, 
    High Performing Hospital for COPD
  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 
Cook County Health U.S. News & World Report - Heart Failure
Cook County Health U.S. News & World Report - COPD

Be healthy with CountyCare.

You must be signed up for Medicaid in order to choose CountyCare as your health plan. If you are not signed up for Medicaid or if you are unsure, call CountyCare at (312) 864-8200 for help.

In the News.

Cook County Health’s John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Named High Performing Hospital in Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by U.S. News & World Report

July 28, 2020

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Health was recognized by the 2020-2021 annual U.S. News & World Report survey as a high-performing hospital for Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This is…

Cook County Health to Evaluate a Potential Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

July 16, 2020

Landmark Trial to Recruit Adults Who Recently Tested Positive for COVID-19    Cook County Health is one of only 24 hospitals in the U.S. to test the safety and efficacy of a possible antibody treatment drug…

Cook County Health Begins Use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Patients

June 24, 2020

Cook County Health has begun using blood plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to treat individuals who are currently seriously ill with the disease. While no drug treatment for COVID-19 has been approved by the Food…

Chicago healthcare organizations band together to take action on systemic racism in healthcare

June 19, 2020

36 hospitals, health centers pledge to work to improve health equity across the city, focusing on vulnerable neighborhoods Calling systemic racism a public health crisis, three dozen Chicago healthcare organizations are pledging to do more…

Cook County Health Simulation Center Testing Portable, Low-Cost Ventilator to Fight COVID-19

June 8, 2020

One of Only Two Medical Institutions in the U.S. to Test Ventilator Medical experts from the Simulation Center at Cook County Health have partnered with a world-renowned team of physicists and engineers from Fermilab to…

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