Second Illinois Coronavirus case identified – first to spread inside the U.S.

Risk to general public in Illinois remains low Information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health CHICAGO, Ill. (January 30, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), and Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are … Read more

Gov. Pritzker delivers State of the State address

Information provided by the Governor’s Office Springfield, Ill. (January 29, 2020) – On Wednesday, January 29 Governor JB Pritzker delivered his State of the State address, showcasing the ways he believes Illinois is growing stronger, and emphasizing the areas in which he believes the state can improve. Governor Pritzker’s speech, as prepared for delivery, can … Read more

Dolton, Homewood nursing homes on 2019 quarterly violations list

SPRINGFIELD, Ill (January 28, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced the 2019 Fourth Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators is now posted on its website. The report contains additional information about the violations, which are listed briefly below. The facilities listed below were cited with type “AA” or “A” violations of … Read more

Gov. Pritzker signs executive order to fight opioid crisis and reduce racial disparities

$4.1 million dedicated to expand recovery and prevention services Information provided by the Governor’s Office CHICAGO, Ill. (January 27, 2020) – On Monday, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-02 to better address racial disparities in responding to the opioid crisis by establishing the Governor’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Recovery Steering Committee. Illinois is also dedicating … Read more