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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.


CCH Monkeypox Update

July 12, 2022

Cases of monkeypox are continuing to be identified across the United States, including in Illinois, suburban Cook County and the City of Chicago. The current outbreak seems to primarily be impacting, but is not limited…

CCH Offering COVID Vaccines for Children Age 6 Months – 4 Years

July 1, 2022

The FDA and CDC recently approved the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older. This is exciting news in our effort to stop the spread of COVID-19! Getting vaccinated helps to…

Cook County Health CEO Rocha Named to AEH Board of Directors

July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022– Israel Rocha, Jr., MPA, CEO of Cook County Health (CCH), has been named to the Board of Directors for America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH). AEH is the leading association and champion for hospitals dedicated…

Cook County Health Administers 1 Millionth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

April 29, 2022

  April 28, 2022– Cook County Health administered its 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine this week, making it among the first health systems in the country to achieve this level of success in vaccinating…

Cook County Announces Provident Scholarship Fund

April 27, 2022

Nearly $1 million in awards will be given to students pursuing careers in health care  On April 26, Cook County officials joined Cook County Health leaders to announce a $1M Provident Scholarship Fund to support…

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