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Featured Story

What is Cook County Health’s interim CEO thinking?

April 16, 2014

Dr. Shannon Checks in with Crain’s Chicago Business As a college junior, John Jay Shannon got a taste of his future life as a physician. He biked from his apartment to a small hospital in Mobile, Ala., where he worked… [Read More]

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Board Meetings & Event Calendar

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Weekly Health Tip

  • According to the CDC, the most important thing you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands. Frequently wash your hands to keep away germs that you have picked up from other people, contaminated surfaces and pets.

  • Avoid smoking and breathing other people’s secondhand smoke. Nearly all tobacco use starts during teen and young adult years, and causes immediate damage to your body. To learn more, visit

  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizers, which don’t require water, are an excellent and convenient alternative to soap and water. If hands are visibly dirty, wash with soap and water!

  • March is National Nutrition Month. Experiment with new foods and new combinations. Try mango or peach slices on whole-wheat toast with a peanut butter and honey. Mix mandarin oranges into a salad!

  • More mothers in the U.S are breastfeeding their babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies breastfeed until 6 months old – then be breastfed in combination with complementary foods until age 12 months.