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Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday.

Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→
Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→
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Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County will waive some fines and fees and defer the collection of some taxes for an additional month in an effort to provide relief to those in need durin [...]

Read full article: Cook County extends waiver on some fees,...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

The Cook County Board ushered in one of President Toni Preckwinkle’s top staff members to the board in charge of the county’s health and hospital system on Thu [...]

Read full article: Cook County commissioners approve Preckw...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle names two doctors to run the county's health department following the departure of Dr. Terry Mason.

Read full article: Preckwinkle says new Cook County health ...→
Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has gone into self-isolation after learning that a member of her security detail tested positive for the coronavir [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle isolates after employee test...→
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Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will self-isolate until the end of the day Friday, after a member of her security detail tested positive for COVID [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle self-isolating after securit...→
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Cook County's head of COVID response is out

The decision to remove Dr. Terry Mason was made by the interim Cook County Health CEO, said Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

Read full article: Cook County's head of COVID response is ...→
Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Cook County intends to keep most of its forest preserves open during the state's stay-at-home order, but that could change quickly if visitors don't abide by s [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay ...→
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Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→
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Cook County posed to announce property tax reprieve plan

Details were not immediately available, but County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been under strong pressure to, at a minimum, waive interest penalties o [...]

Read full article: Cook County posed to announce property t...→
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Cook County expects $260 million in lost revenues due to COVID

Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she's not only worried about the rest of this fiscal year, but all of 2021 for the full economic fallout of COVID-19.

Read full article: Cook County expects $260 million in lost...→
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Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

The protective gear was donated by the U.S. Department of Defense in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Toni Preckwinkle said.

Read full article: Cook County distributing 240,000 face ma...→
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Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Dr. Terry Mason was "very good at public education and outreach," but not so much at "strong operational leadership," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwin [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Coo...→
Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday signed Executive Order 2020-9 to create the Community Recovery Initiative, which creates an emergency r [...]

Read full article: Cook County launches loan program for su...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday promised to provide technical help for “mom-and-pop” businesses, nonprofits and community service orga [...]

Read full article: County to help small businesses, nonprof...→
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Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...]

Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle gave a special shout out Wednesday to all of the nurses.

Read full article: Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurs...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

“Unfortunately, we have seen that on warm weekend days, these locations are too popular, with too many visitors who are not following critical public health gu [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Close Several Popular For...→
Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Saturday that two senior medical officers, Drs. Rachel Rubin and Kiran Joshi, have agreed to continue as [...]

Read full article: Senior medical officials continue to lea...→
Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Like a cruise ship or a nursing home, Toni Preckwinkle says the jail is a "petri dish" for the coronavirus where two detainees have died and more will inevitab [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of C...→
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

"While I have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19, in an abundance of caution, and to follow public health guidance, I will self-isolate until end of day Friday, [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan Fund For Suburban Small Businesses And Independent Contractors

“Small businesses, gig workers, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of municipalities throughout Cook County, and we’re doing all that we can to support them," [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan F...→
Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said people can stay home and complete the census online, over the phone (in numerous languages) or by mail.

Read full article: Census Day continues despite COVID-19 co...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County offering tax relief, too

The county is waiving a series of fines and fees and deferring tax collections. It "will assist our businesses in terms of cash flow to the tune of $35 million [...]

Read full article: Cook County offering tax relief, too...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday.

Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Cook County posed to announce property tax reprieve plan

Details were not immediately available, but County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been under strong pressure to, at a minimum, waive interest penalties o [...]

Read full article: Cook County posed to announce property t...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County will waive some fines and fees and defer the collection of some taxes for an additional month in an effort to provide relief to those in need durin [...]

Read full article: Cook County extends waiver on some fees,...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

“Unfortunately, we have seen that on warm weekend days, these locations are too popular, with too many visitors who are not following critical public health gu [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Close Several Popular For...→
Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

The protective gear was donated by the U.S. Department of Defense in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Toni Preckwinkle said.

Read full article: Cook County distributing 240,000 face ma...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle names two doctors to run the county's health department following the departure of Dr. Terry Mason.

Read full article: Preckwinkle says new Cook County health ...→
Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Like a cruise ship or a nursing home, Toni Preckwinkle says the jail is a "petri dish" for the coronavirus where two detainees have died and more will inevitab [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of C...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will self-isolate until the end of the day Friday, after a member of her security detail tested positive for COVID [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle self-isolating after securit...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan Fund For Suburban Small Businesses And Independent Contractors

“Small businesses, gig workers, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of municipalities throughout Cook County, and we’re doing all that we can to support them," [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan F...→
County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday promised to provide technical help for “mom-and-pop” businesses, nonprofits and community service orga [...]

Read full article: County to help small businesses, nonprof...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Cook County intends to keep most of its forest preserves open during the state's stay-at-home order, but that could change quickly if visitors don't abide by s [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay ...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County offering tax relief, too

The county is waiving a series of fines and fees and deferring tax collections. It "will assist our businesses in terms of cash flow to the tune of $35 million [...]

Read full article: Cook County offering tax relief, too...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle gave a special shout out Wednesday to all of the nurses.

Read full article: Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurs...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County expects $260 million in lost revenues due to COVID

Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she's not only worried about the rest of this fiscal year, but all of 2021 for the full economic fallout of COVID-19.

Read full article: Cook County expects $260 million in lost...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

The Cook County Board ushered in one of President Toni Preckwinkle’s top staff members to the board in charge of the county’s health and hospital system on Thu [...]

Read full article: Cook County commissioners approve Preckw...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Saturday that two senior medical officers, Drs. Rachel Rubin and Kiran Joshi, have agreed to continue as [...]

Read full article: Senior medical officials continue to lea...→
Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Dr. Terry Mason was "very good at public education and outreach," but not so much at "strong operational leadership," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwin [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Coo...→
Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has gone into self-isolation after learning that a member of her security detail tested positive for the coronavir [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle isolates after employee test...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

"While I have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19, in an abundance of caution, and to follow public health guidance, I will self-isolate until end of day Friday, [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→
Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday signed Executive Order 2020-9 to create the Community Recovery Initiative, which creates an emergency r [...]

Read full article: Cook County launches loan program for su...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County's head of COVID response is out

The decision to remove Dr. Terry Mason was made by the interim Cook County Health CEO, said Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

Read full article: Cook County's head of COVID response is ...→
Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said people can stay home and complete the census online, over the phone (in numerous languages) or by mail.

Read full article: Census Day continues despite COVID-19 co...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...]

Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday.

Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→
Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→
Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County posed to announce property tax reprieve plan

Details were not immediately available, but County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been under strong pressure to, at a minimum, waive interest penalties o [...]

Read full article: Cook County posed to announce property t...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle gave a special shout out Wednesday to all of the nurses.

Read full article: Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County Nurs...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County extends waiver on some fees, defers tax collections

Cook County will waive some fines and fees and defer the collection of some taxes for an additional month in an effort to provide relief to those in need durin [...]

Read full article: Cook County extends waiver on some fees,...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County expects $260 million in lost revenues due to COVID

Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she's not only worried about the rest of this fiscal year, but all of 2021 for the full economic fallout of COVID-19.

Read full article: Cook County expects $260 million in lost...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis

“Unfortunately, we have seen that on warm weekend days, these locations are too popular, with too many visitors who are not following critical public health gu [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Close Several Popular For...→
Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

Cook County commissioners approve Preckwinkle staff member for seat on county health system board

The Cook County Board ushered in one of President Toni Preckwinkle’s top staff members to the board in charge of the county’s health and hospital system on Thu [...]

Read full article: Cook County commissioners approve Preckw...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

Cook County distributing 240,000 face masks to suburban first responders

The protective gear was donated by the U.S. Department of Defense in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Toni Preckwinkle said.

Read full article: Cook County distributing 240,000 face ma...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Senior medical officials continue to lead Cook County Department of Public Health

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Saturday that two senior medical officers, Drs. Rachel Rubin and Kiran Joshi, have agreed to continue as [...]

Read full article: Senior medical officials continue to lea...→
Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Preckwinkle says new Cook County health chiefs ‘understand the unique set of challenges’ in inequities highlighted by coronavirus pandemic

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle names two doctors to run the county's health department following the departure of Dr. Terry Mason.

Read full article: Preckwinkle says new Cook County health ...→
Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Cook County health official

Dr. Terry Mason was "very good at public education and outreach," but not so much at "strong operational leadership," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwin [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends decision to fire Coo...→
Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of Cook County Jail during coronavirus outbreak

Like a cruise ship or a nursing home, Toni Preckwinkle says the jail is a "petri dish" for the coronavirus where two detainees have died and more will inevitab [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle defends Dart’s handling of C...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Preckwinkle isolates after employee tests positive for virus

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has gone into self-isolation after learning that a member of her security detail tested positive for the coronavir [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle isolates after employee test...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19

"While I have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19, in an abundance of caution, and to follow public health guidance, I will self-isolate until end of day Friday, [...]

Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→
Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Preckwinkle self-isolating after security staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will self-isolate until the end of the day Friday, after a member of her security detail tested positive for COVID [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle self-isolating after securit...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County launches loan program for suburban small businesses, 1099 workers

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday signed Executive Order 2020-9 to create the Community Recovery Initiative, which creates an emergency r [...]

Read full article: Cook County launches loan program for su...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan Fund For Suburban Small Businesses And Independent Contractors

“Small businesses, gig workers, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of municipalities throughout Cook County, and we’re doing all that we can to support them," [...]

Read full article: Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan F...→

Cook County's head of COVID response is out

The decision to remove Dr. Terry Mason was made by the interim Cook County Health CEO, said Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

Read full article: Cook County's head of COVID response is ...→
County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

County to help small businesses, nonprofits access federal relief funds to weather coronavirus storm

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday promised to provide technical help for “mom-and-pop” businesses, nonprofits and community service orga [...]

Read full article: County to help small businesses, nonprof...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Census Day continues despite COVID-19 concerns: ‘Stakes are too high’

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said people can stay home and complete the census online, over the phone (in numerous languages) or by mail.

Read full article: Census Day continues despite COVID-19 co...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay open, if visitors follow guidelines

Cook County intends to keep most of its forest preserves open during the state's stay-at-home order, but that could change quickly if visitors don't abide by s [...]

Read full article: Preckwinkle: Forest preserves will stay ...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle
Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Sites at Cook County Forest Preserves to Temporarily Close Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with other city officials announced Sunday morning that public access to locations such as buildings, groun [...]

Read full article: Public Sites at Cook County Forest Prese...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County offering tax relief, too

The county is waiving a series of fines and fees and deferring tax collections. It "will assist our businesses in terms of cash flow to the tune of $35 million [...]

Read full article: Cook County offering tax relief, too...→
  • #Toni Preckwinkle