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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
  • 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) 864-8203 for help.

In the News.

Cook County Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

June 1, 2023

CHICAGO May 31, 2022– In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Health (CCH) CEO Israel Rocha, Cook County Commissioner John P. Daley, Cook County Department of Public…

The Housing Authority of Cook County and Cook County Health partner to place behavioral health care coordinators in public housing communities throughout suburban Cook County

May 17, 2023

On May 16, 2023, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that, thanks to a partnership with Cook County Health (CCH), the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) has added behavioral health care coordinators to…

Cook County Health Prepared for End of COVID-19 Public Health Emergencies

May 10, 2023

Chicago, May 10, 2023- With the state and federal COVID-19 public health emergencies (PHEs) expiring on May 11, Cook County Health is prepared to support its patients, communities, and staff during the transition, which will…

Stroger Hospital NICU Receives Federal Funding for Caring for High-Risk Infants Project

April 25, 2023

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth visited John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on April 24, 2023 to discuss the $863,000 she secured through a Fiscal Year 2023 Congressionally Directed Spending Request for…

Cook County Health Announces Opening of Applications for 2023 Provident Hospital Scholarship Fund

April 20, 2023

$900,000 in scholarships will be given to students pursuing careers in health care Today, April 20, 2023, Cook County officials joined Cook County Health and Cook County Health Foundation leaders to kick-off the second year…