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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.

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 heart failure care
  • U.S. News and World Report, 
    High Performing Hospital for COPD
  • Accredited Health Department, Public Health Accreditation Board 
Cook County Health U.S. News & World Report - Heart Failure
Cook County Health U.S. News & World Report - COPD

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.


Cook County Health Emergency Physicians Helping Patients Register to Vote with the VotER Program

September 21, 2020

Emergency medicine physicians and staff at Cook County Health are helping patients register to vote while they wait to been seen in the emergency room.  Cook County Health is among the more than 60 institutions…

Cook County Health First in Illinois to Launch Virtual Patient Advocate Aimed to Improve Infant Mortality and Healthy Pregnancy Rates in At-Risk Populations

September 2, 2020

Despite decades of research and recommendations, health disparities in birth outcomes persist for African American women who are more than two times as likely to deliver a low-birth weight infant and more than four times…

Cook County Health Participating in Clinical Trial of Monoclonal Antibodies for the Prevention of COVID-19

September 1, 2020

Cook County Health is evaluating a potential experimental antibody therapy for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection among household members of those with diagnosed COVID-19 as part of a clinical trial led by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals of…

Cook County Health Releases FY2021 Preliminary Budget

August 28, 2020

Charity Care Budgeted at $312M, South Side Services Strengthened Cook County Health (CCH) interim CEO, Debra D. Carey, submitted the health system’s preliminary Fiscal Year 2021 (FY2021) budget to the CCH Board today. The $3.4B…

Cook County Health Patients Experience Major Delays in Mail Deliveries for Daily Medical Prescriptions

August 24, 2020

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, U.S. Congressmen Bobby Rush and Sean Casten, and Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer Discuss the Impact U.S. Postal Service Delays Have on At-Risk Communities Cook…

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