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President Preckwinkle Announces $12M Investment to Build Communities

President Preckwinkle Announces $12M Investment to Build Communities

On April 12, President Preckwinkle announced new investments to launch the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative in partnership with Cook County Health (CCH) and the Cook County Department of Public… Read more »

CDPH presenta el sitio web ‘OneChiFam’ para las familias de Chicago

CDPH presenta el sitio web ‘OneChiFam’ para las familias de Chicago

Traer un bebé a casa es uno de los momentos más emocionantes y alegres en la vida de un padre, Pero también llega con muchos retos y preguntas, que continúan… Read more »

Illinois Lanza Cobertura de Atención Médica para Adultos Mayores Inmigrantes

Illinois Lanza Cobertura de Atención Médica para Adultos Mayores Inmigrantes

Trabajando en el primer programa de la nación a fines del 2020, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services lanzó el programa de Beneficios de Salud para Adultos Inmigrantes, para… Read more »

Illinois Actualiza las Reglas del Uso de la Máscara para Alinearse con el Fallo de la Corte Federal

Illinois Actualiza las Reglas del Uso de la Máscara para Alinearse con el Fallo de la Corte Federal

Por: Ashmar Mandou Para coincidir con el final de la aplicación del mandato federal de máscaras en el transporte público, luego de un fallo de un tribunal federal, el gobernador… Read more »

Close the Blinds During Sleep to Protect your Health

Close the Blinds During Sleep to Protect your Health

Courtesy of Northwestern University Edited by Lawndale Bilingual News Close the blinds, draw the curtains and turn off all the lights before bed. Exposure to even moderate ambient lighting during… Read more »

Legislation to Increase Critical Access to HIV Prevention Medications Passes in Illinois House

Legislation to Increase Critical Access to HIV Prevention Medications Passes in Illinois House

On April 7, 2022, HB4430—Increasing Access to PrEP and PEP sponsored by State Representative Kelly M. Cassidy—passed the Illinois House on concurrence with a vote of 72-30. This bill specifically… Read more »

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, Gift of Hope Partner to Educate on Kidney Disease and Organ Donation

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, Gift of Hope Partner to Educate on Kidney Disease and Organ Donation

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is partnering with Gift of Hope and the 17th Ward Office to educate the community about organ donation and the need for more organ… Read more »

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois y Gift of Hope se Asocian para Educar Sobre la Enfermedad Renal y la Donación de Organos

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois y Gift of Hope se Asocian para Educar Sobre la Enfermedad Renal y la Donación de Organos

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois se asocia con Gift of Hope y la Oficina del Distrito 17 para educar a la comunidad sobre la donación de órganos y la necesidad… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Providing COVID-19 Sick Leave Protections for Vaccinated School Staff

Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Providing COVID-19 Sick Leave Protections for Vaccinated School Staff

Joined by stakeholders, advocates and lawmakers, Gov. JB Pritzker signed House Bill 1167, a measure that will keep students and teachers safe in the classroom without penalizing vaccinated school employees… Read more »

Cook County Health Announces New MRI at Provident Hospital

Cook County Health Announces New MRI at Provident Hospital

On April 1, Cook County leaders came together to announce the installation of a new MRI at Provident Hospital. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Cook County… Read more »