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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/18/2019 10:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
This meeting has been canceled and rescheduled for 7/24/2019 @ 10:30 AM
Published agenda: Cancellation Notice Cancellation Notice Published minutes: Not available  
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19-3677 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 04/23/2019   Not available Not available
19-3312 1 CCDPH Quarterly Report 2Q2019ReportREPORT Department: Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Report Title: CCDPH Quarterly Report Report Period: Second Quarter, 2019 Summary: The Cook County Department of Public Health hereby presents its Quarterly Report to the Cook County Board of Commissioners in their capacity as the Board of Health of Cook County.   Not available Not available
19-4285 1  ResolutionPROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ITEM 19-4285 PROPOSED RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING RACISM AS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS DECLARING RACISM AND RACIAL INEQUALITIES A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Public Health Awareness raises awareness of the relationship between the health of individuals and the health of their communities; and WHEREAS, African Americans comprise 1.3 million of Cook County’s total population, the largest in any County, and Latin Americans comprise a comparable percentage of Cook County’s population; and WHEREAS, race is a social construction with no biological basis; and WHEREAS, studies link racism to negative health outcomes; and WHEREAS, areas falling under the public health category include healthy communities, violence prevention, rural health, technology, public health, climate change, and global health; and WHEREAS, the promotion of healthy communities directly relates to the health of individuals, and encourages expanding public health support networks to decrease racial disparities in health outcomes; and WHEREAS, communities of color a   Not available Not available