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  • Effective Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020

  • Call: 708-633-3319

  • Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday

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  • Effective Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020

  • Direct email questions to ccdph.covid19@cookcountyhhs.org

  • Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

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Morrison Opposes Attempt to Restrict 2nd Amendment (Letter to the Editor)

February 5, 2016

The Cook County Board of Commissioners has a proposed ordinance before it for consideration, one which will attempt to restrict the 2nd Amendment rights of all law-abiding citizens in Cook County. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin of Chicago has proposed an ordinance which calls for the “prohibitions on the sale of firearm to, and purchase of firearm by, a person...

Commissioner Morrison and Cook County Board close out 2015 with the passage of several reform initiatives.

December 29, 2015

Chicago, IL – It’s been a busy five months for Commissioner Sean Morrison since taking office on July 22. The Cook County Board of Commissioners closed out the 2015 calendar year with the passage of three important reform-minded initiatives at their recent December 16 board meeting. Commissioner Morrison brought with him to the board an extensive business background and made...

Commissioner Morrison and Cook County Board close out 2015 with the passage of several reform initiatives.

December 29, 2015

Chicago, IL – It’s been a busy five months for Commissioner Sean Morrison since taking office on July 22. The Cook County Board of Commissioners closed out the 2015 calendar year with the passage of three important reform-minded initiatives at their recent December 16 board meeting. Commissioner Morrison brought with him to the board an extensive business background and made...

County Board Passes Budget; Tax Increases (Letter to the Editor)

November 24, 2015

On Wednesday, November 18, the Cook County Board passed its FY2016 Budget which included four new taxes:  1) Hotel Tax, 2) Ammunition Tax, 3) E-Cigarette & E-Liquid Tax, and 4) Ticket Re-Sellers Tax.  Unfortunately, all four taxes were passed as part of the FY2016 Budget placing a greater financial burden on the businesses of these four industries and Cook County taxpayers.I...

Commissioner Morrison OPPOSES E-Cig and Hotel Taxes

November 18, 2015

Cook County Chronicle – Benjamin Reyes, owner of an e-cigarette store in Des Plaines, said he would close up shop and head north if the county follows through on a proposed tax on the products he sells. “I’m leaving. This goes through, I’m gone,” said the owner of Colossal Vape. “… I’m prepared to leave Cook County. I’ll move from...

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REOPENING: On July 9, the Cook County Forest Preserves will reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park and the parking lots for the site and other adjoining preserves. For more details visit: www.fpdcc.com. ... See MoreSee Less

REOPENING: On July 9, the Cook County Forest Preserves will reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park and the parking lots for the site and other adjoining preserves. For more details visit: www.fpdcc.com.Image attachment

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Are other preserves opening? Can we bbq and bring coolers? I’m specifically talking about Arie Crown area. Thank you

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Mark Leshyk when we going?

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Ashley Cazares our time to shine! 💪🏼

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Happy Fourth of July... have a wonderful holiday weekend! 💥🇺🇸💥 ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Fourth of July... have a wonderful holiday weekend! 💥🇺🇸💥

It’s great to see local suit-maker Hart Schaffner Marx producing some beautiful patriotic masks right here in Cook County (Des Plaines). 🇺🇸 MADE IN U.S.A. Here’s a link to their website: www.wdiamondgroup.com/mask-for-individuals #SHOPLOCAL ... See MoreSee Less

It’s great to see local suit-maker Hart Schaffner Marx producing some beautiful patriotic masks right here in Cook County (Des Plaines). 🇺🇸 MADE IN U.S.A. Here’s a link to their website:  https://www.wdiamondgroup.com/mask-for-individuals #SHOPLOCALImage attachment
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Cook County Forest Preserves to Reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs on July 9

July 8, 2020

The Forest Preserves of Cook County’s Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park. 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...

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

May 19, 2020

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 proclamation that allows her to...

ILLINOIS BENDS CORONAVIRUS CURVE FASTER THAN OTHER HOT SPOTS

April 12, 2020

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 slower Covid-19 spread earlier than...

SBA’S PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM STARTS TODAY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES!

April 3, 2020

Today is the first day small businesses can apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program! These loans will be FORGIVEN IN FULL so long as they are used for payroll, mortgage, rent, or utilities. Visit www.sba.gov to learn more.

COOK COUNTY ECONOMIC RELIEF PACKAGE ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE

March 26, 2020

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.

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REOPENING: On July 9, the Cook County Forest Preserves will reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park and the parking lots for the site and other adjoining preserves. For more details visit: www.fpdcc.com. ... See MoreSee Less

REOPENING: On July 9, the Cook County Forest Preserves will reopen Swallow Cliff Stairs near Palos Park and the parking lots for the site and other adjoining preserves. For more details visit: www.fpdcc.com.Image attachment

Comment on Facebook

Are other preserves opening? Can we bbq and bring coolers? I’m specifically talking about Arie Crown area. Thank you

Adrian Wierzbiak

Joey Rochetto

Brenden Toler

Amanda Casnova

Vivian Diaz

Xavier Roa

Jonathan Idrovo 👀👀👀

Magda Lena

Rachel Rogers it’s your time to shine

Katie Bozeman

Oscar

Shawn Matthew Finnin

Rebecca Toth

Mike Callahan not that I want to do the stairs, but I thought you’d be excited 😊 I’d rather walk through the woods instead

Marisol Ortiz

Eye Lean

Sammi Sosa

Jesse Grijalva

Mark Leshyk when we going?

Crystal Alnaser

Julie Gabrisak

Ashley Cazares our time to shine! 💪🏼

Brian Patrick

Brittney Ann

View more comments

A view of Daley Plaza from our downtown office today... ... See MoreSee Less

A view of Daley Plaza from our downtown office today...Image attachment

Happy Fourth of July... have a wonderful holiday weekend! 💥🇺🇸💥 ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Fourth of July... have a wonderful holiday weekend! 💥🇺🇸💥

It’s great to see local suit-maker Hart Schaffner Marx producing some beautiful patriotic masks right here in Cook County (Des Plaines). 🇺🇸 MADE IN U.S.A. Here’s a link to their website: www.wdiamondgroup.com/mask-for-individuals #SHOPLOCAL ... See MoreSee Less

It’s great to see local suit-maker Hart Schaffner Marx producing some beautiful patriotic masks right here in Cook County (Des Plaines). 🇺🇸 MADE IN U.S.A. Here’s a link to their website:  https://www.wdiamondgroup.com/mask-for-individuals #SHOPLOCALImage attachment
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