Cook County Forest Preserves to Reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs on July 9

Cook County Forest Preserves to Reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs on July 9

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Cook County Forest Preserves to Reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs on July 9

On July 9, the Forest Preserves will reopen the Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park and the parking lots for the site and other adjoining preserves. Many public restrooms that have been closed since early March will reopen on July 9 as well, and groups of up to 25 can once again grill and bring in coolers.

Preckwinkle to seek extension of disaster proclamation until end of September — but one commissioner suggests it’s illegal

Preckwinkle’s March 10 order is set to expire at the end of May, though, if approved by the board of commissioners at their May 21 meeting, the order could be extended through Sept. 30. By Rachel Hinton May 15, 2020, 3:11pm CDT Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is seeking an extension of the disaster …

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ILLINOIS BENDS CORONAVIRUS CURVE FASTER THAN OTHER HOT SPOTS

New data from Rush University Medical Center offers a glimmer of optimism. “We’re hoping we continue to see this change in the doubling time and the next few weeks we start to see something that resembles a peak.” (Bloomberg) — Illinois, among the U.S. states with the most coronavirus cases, may be showing signs of …

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COOK COUNTY ECONOMIC RELIEF PACKAGE ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE

Please review the three documents (Pages 1-3) announcing a series of measures by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle waiving various County fines, fees and deferring tax collections to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cook County Dept. of Revenue: https://www.cookcountyil.gov/agency/department-revenue.

A CALL FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS WHO HAVE RETIRED FROM OR LEFT THE WORKFORCE – YOU ARE NEEDED TO JOIN THE FIGHT IN COMBATING THE COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Specifically: Physicians whose licenses are expired or inactive for less than three years can temporarily restore their license, for no fee or continuing education requirement, to work under the direction of Illinois Emergency Management Agency (“IEMA”) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) or in a long-term care facility, hospital, or federally qualified health center …

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Commissioner Morrison Calls On Governor Pritzker And Mayor Lightfoot To Stop The Political Sniping And Start Providing Steady Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orland Park, IL – It started last week with the controversial decision to move forward with the March 17 primary election directly in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic which led to a nasty exchange between Governor Pritzker and the Chicago Board of Elections (CBOE). The exchange occurred after the CBOE contended …

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Coronavirus Symptoms Comparison Chart

For more info or assistance, please visit the Cook County Department of Public Health website at cookcountypublichealth.org, or call 708-633-4000, press 3.