Cook County Health Foundation is committed to expanding and improving health care for those with the fewest resources through support of our public health system, Cook County Health. Through education, fundraising and advocacy, the Foundation works to decrease barriers to health care and increase health equity in metropolitan Chicago. Learn how we help

Associate Board Yoga and Meditation Event

Join the Cook County Health Foundation Associate Board for a Free Virtual Yoga class on December 7th from 8:00 am to 8:45 am. The class will include light yoga and meditation, led by Dr. Rhonda Duffaut, who is a certified meditation and yoga instructor with 20 plus years of experience. 

Cook County Health:
Serving those who need care most


patients are uninsured


people served each year


annual patient visits

only 3%

of budget is provided by local taxes


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