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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.

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 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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 Awarded Gold and Silver Quality Achievement from the American Heart Association for Severe Heart Attack and Heart Failure Care

November 12, 2020

Cook County Health received two major awards from the American Heart Association – the Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Award and the Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Award with Target Type 2…

Cook County Health’s Dr. Lakshmi Warrior Named to Crain’s 40 Under 40

November 6, 2020

Dr. Lakshmi Warrior, chairman of neurology at Cook County Health, has been named to the 2020 class of Crain’s Chicago Business’ 40 Under 40 feature. Dr. Warrior, who resides in River Forest, is one of…

Study Suggests Mild to Moderate COVID-19 Patients Who Receive the Eli Lilly Antibody May Experience Better Clinical Outcomes

October 29, 2020

Initial Results from the BLAZE-1 Trial Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Results from a study led by Infectious Disease experts from Cook County Health indicate that patients with mild to moderate COVID-19…

Cook County Health Leads AstraZeneca Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

October 29, 2020

Cook County Health is participating in a Phase III, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial for a COVID-19 vaccine known as AZD1222. Cook County Health is one of three centers in the Chicago area participating in the…

Cook County Health Study Indicates Naloxone Nasal Spray Kit Effective for Patients Upon Discharge at Cook County Jail

October 16, 2020

New research led by medical experts at Cook County Health indicates that providing a comprehensive Naloxone education and dispensing program to patients at Cook County Jail has positive, long-term effects for opioid users returning to…

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