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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
  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 

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.

Can the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine prevent disease progression in COVID-19 patients?

May 19, 2020

Cook County Health First in Illinois and One of Six in the U.S. to Investigate Hydroxychloroquine in Conjunction with and without Azithromycin in Non-Hospitalized Patients Cook County Health is one of six sites participating in…

NFL and the Players Coalition Makes $250,000 Contribution to Cook County Health Foundation to Fight COVID-1

April 22, 2020

NFL Investing in Care for Communities of Color Today, the National Football League and its Players Coalition announced a $250,000 donation to Cook County Health Foundation to support the work of Cook County Health in…

Provident Hospital Emergency Room to Reopen April 20

April 17, 2020

Emergency room services will resume at Provident Hospital at 7:00AM Monday, April 20, 2020. On April 3rd, Cook County Health announced the need to temporarily suspend emergency room services at Provident Hospital, a decision that…

Cook County Health Leads First Studies for COVID-19 Drug Treatment in Illinois

April 7, 2020

CHICAGO – Cook County Health is conducting some of the first clinical trials for a possible treatment for COVID-19.     Cook County Health is one of only three medical centers in Chicago and one of 50 major medical centers…

Media Statement from Cook County Health on Temporary Service Changes at Provident Hospital

April 3, 2020

Cook County Health has taken several steps to prepare for COVID-19, including developing strategies for the expected surge. Like other health systems, CCH has cancelled elective surgeries and procedures and is conducting as many ambulatory…

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