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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 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 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
     
  • 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 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 attack 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

  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 
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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 Expands PrEP and HIV Services to Belmont Cragin and North Riverside Health Centers As Demand Increases Across County

December 1, 2021

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Cook County Health and Cook County HIV Integrated Programs (CCHIP) is pleased to announce to has expanded Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program – a preventive HIV medication used for people…

Cook County Health Opens New Health Center in Chicago’s Belmont-Cragin Neighborhood

November 18, 2021

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, Cook County Health hosted a ribbon cutting at its new Belmont Cragin Health Center at 5501 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago. The new $12 million, 25,000-square-foot health center offers pediatric and…

Cook County Health Joins Chicago Public Schools in Recognizing Vaccine Awareness Day

November 12, 2021

With the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-18, Cook County Health sites are welcoming CPS students today as part of Vaccine Awareness Day. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for all…

Cook County Health’s Dr. Orlanda Mackie Awarded As A 2021 National Compassionate Caregiver by The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

November 9, 2021

Dr. Orlanda Mackie, chair of hospice and palliative medicine for Cook County Health, is one of seven awardees of the 2021 National Compassionate Caregivers of the Year Award from the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare,…

Cook County Health Starts Vaccinating Kids Ages 5 to 11

November 8, 2021

On November 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention formally recommended the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, and today Cook County Health began vaccinating this age group…

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