Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/24/2023 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois (Board Room Closed to Public - Meeting Virtual for Public)
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Click to watch live, Click here to comment on an item, 23-0555 presentation, 23-0469 presentation
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23-1073 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 11/15/2022approvePass Action details Not available
23-0469 1 Covid-19 Updates ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THEIR COVID-19 IMMUNIZATION and MITIGATION PLANS IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, on January 27, 2020, the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services declared that COVID-19, a respiratory illness spread by close contact through respiratory droplets, presents a public health emergency, and the World Health Organization characterized the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic on March 11, 2020; and WHEREAS, despite advances in treatment protocols and the availability of vaccines, COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat across the U.S. and Cook County, and; WHEREAS, recently Chicago and Cook County have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases prompting a medium risk level designation of community spread, and; WHEREAS, as of November 30, 2022, there have been 655,646 confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Suburban Cook County under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Department of Public Health wrecommend for deferralPass Action details Not available
23-0555 1 Health Care DisparitiesReportREPORT Department: Cook County Department of Public Health Report Title: Health Disparities Semi-annual Report Report Period: 7/22-12/22 Summary: This semi-annual report is to comply with Resolution 22-1703 for CCDPH and CCH to appear before the Health and Hospital Committee to provide periodic updates on healthcare disparities and the solutions to address them as outlined in the CCDPH We Plan 2025 and the CCH and CCDPH Strategic plans.approvePass Action details Not available
23-0523 1 ASSESS NEEDS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDED BY COOK COUNTYResolutionPROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE 23-0523 (Health and Hospitals Committee 2-7-2023) PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION TO ASSESS NEEDS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDED BY COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT WHEREAS, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines behavioral health as the promotion of mental health, emotional, psychological, and social well-being and resilience; the treatment of mental and substance use disorders; and the support of those who experience and/or are in recovery from these conditions, along with their families and communities; and WHEREAS, an Illinois Department of Public Health report from 2015 identified that behavioral health visits to Illinois emergency departments (ED) were growing faster than any other category of care offered through Illinois EDs; and WHEREAS, the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Illinois Healthcare Report Card of 2018 has reported that residents of Cook County had an average of 4.1 mentally unhealthy days per month; and WHEREAS, the same report showed a healthrecommend for deferralPass Action details Not available