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Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park has been designated a Best Babies Zone

Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park joins a national Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative to address racial disparities in infant mortality and birth outcomes through place-based, multi-sector, and community-driven approaches. The first strategic task of the East Garfield Park BBZ will be to enlist a larger group of East Garfield Park residents to … Continue reading Chicago’s West Side community of East Garfield Park has been designated a Best Babies Zone

Channel ABC 7 Airs Chicago’s 30-Year Life Expectancy Gap Featuring West Side United

During the Wednesday, November 20 broadcast, Channel ABC 7 News aired a segment highlighting the 30-year life expectancy gap in the City of Chicago. They showcased the difference between living in downtown compared to some neighborhoods in the South and West Sides. ABC's I-Team investigated West Side United's work as one of the economic engines … Continue reading Channel ABC 7 Airs Chicago’s 30-Year Life Expectancy Gap Featuring West Side United

Cook County Health Community Forum on Trauma & Stop the Bleed® Training

Learn About the Health System’s History, Role & Research Around Violence Cook County Health opened the first comprehensive trauma unit in the country in 1966. It was designed to provide the highest levels of care to the most injured patients. Come to one of our upcoming community forums to learn more about our trauma unit … Continue reading Cook County Health Community Forum on Trauma & Stop the Bleed® Training