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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.


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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, 2024 Get wit the Guidelines
    Coronary Artery Disease STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus Award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association, 2024 Get wit the Guidelines
    Coronary Artery Disease NSTEMI Gold Award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association, 2024 Get wit the Guidelines
    Heart Failure Gold Plus Award with Target HF Honor Roll and Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association, 2024 Get wit the Guidelines
    Stroke Gold Plus Award with Target stroke elite honor roll and Type 2 diabetes honor roll
  • Woman’s Choice Award®, Best Hospitals for Cancer Care, 2024
  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 

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.


Cook County Health’s Stroger Hospital Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

July 16, 2024

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 in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, heart attack, heart failure, and kidney…

Cook County Health Summer Safety Reminders:

July 1, 2024

Cook County Health’s Burn Unit team came together to discuss summer safety, offering tips about the care of burns and when to seek medical attention. Remember these tips from the National Safety Council: And check…

Cook County Health Awards More Than $1 Million in Scholarships to Students Pursuing Careers in Medicine

June 28, 2024

On June 27, Cook County Health announced the third cohort of Provident Scholarship Fund awardees, students who are pursuing careers in the medical field and are committed to caring for or are living in underserved…

Tips for Staying Cool During a Heat Wave and Information about Local Cooling Centers

June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024 (Información en español al final de esta página.) With the temperatures expected to reach the mid-90s and the heat index soaring past 100 this week, physicians at Cook County Health urge you…

Cook County Health Awards $44M in Behavioral Health Grants

June 10, 2024

On June 10, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and County Commissioners, joined Cook County Health leaders in announcing the award of over $44 million in grants to 53 organizations as part of the health…

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