NOW HIRING: Hektoen COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative

NOW HIRING: Hektoen COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative

NOW HIRING: Hektoen COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative

The first set of COVID-19 contact tracing positions at Cook County Dept. of Public Health (CCDPH) are now posted. These positions are for residents of suburban Cook County. Hektoen COVID-19 webpage where people can find job descriptions and apply: https://www.hektoen.org/hektoen-covid-19-contact-tracing-i…/ The positions hired through Hektoen are now posted and applications are being accepted. These are 6 …

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COMMISSIONER MORRISON AND ORLAND FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT KICK-OFF NARCAN NASAL SPRAY PROGRAM WITH TRAINING SEMINAR

ORLAND PARK, IL – Today, Commissioner Sean Morrison joined Chief Michael Schofield and his Orland Fire Protection District staff at their Narcan Nasal Spray Training Seminar for local police departments. This grant program administered by the Orland Fire Protection District and Commissioner Morrison’s 17th District Office provides training and Narcan Nasal Spray supplies at NO …

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Commissioner Morrison Votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

By a vote of 16-1, the Cook County Board passed a resolution today out of the Criminal Justice Committee that moves to defund the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The lone dissenting vote was from Commissioner Sean Morrison who pointed to three main points for his opposition.   – The resolution castigated all law enforcement as …

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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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