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

Cook County Health:
Serving those who need care most

45%

patients are uninsured

300,000

people served each year

1,000,000

annual patient visits

only 3%

of budget is provided by local taxes

Arms crossed in unity.

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Bridging the Health Equity Gap for African Americans

In February our country celebrates the contributions of African Americans as well as highlighting issues of heart health. While we…

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Collision Course: The Impact of Four Simultaneous Epidemics

While the nation’s focus since March has been on the Coronavirus pandemic, Cook County and the nation have seen the…