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Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/26/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: To comment on an item at this meeting, click here, FINAL Proposed Substitute Resolution to File #21-0541 Health Hospitals Committee.pdf, Click to watch live, Cook County Health presentation, Public Testimony Final.pdf
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21-1019 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 12/16/2020approvePass Action details Not available
21-0541 1 Covid-19 Mass Immunization Plan ResolutionResolutionSUBMITTING A PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE #21-0541 (Health and Hospitals Committee 1/26/2021) PROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THEIR COVID-19 MASS IMMUNIZATION 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, COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat across the U.S. and Cook County, and WHEREAS, many hospitals across the U.S. already have a higher load of COVID-19 patients than ever before since the pandemic began, and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Robert Redfield, warned last month that the next few months of the pandemic would be among “the most difficult in the public healthaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-0541 1 Covid-19 Mass Immunization Plan ResolutionResolutionSUBMITTING A PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE #21-0541 (Health and Hospitals Committee 1/26/2021) PROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THEIR COVID-19 MASS IMMUNIZATION 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, COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat across the U.S. and Cook County, and WHEREAS, many hospitals across the U.S. already have a higher load of COVID-19 patients than ever before since the pandemic began, and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Robert Redfield, warned last month that the next few months of the pandemic would be among “the most difficult in the public healthrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-0541 1 Covid-19 Mass Immunization Plan ResolutionResolutionSUBMITTING A PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE #21-0541 (Health and Hospitals Committee 1/26/2021) PROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THEIR COVID-19 MASS IMMUNIZATION 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, COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat across the U.S. and Cook County, and WHEREAS, many hospitals across the U.S. already have a higher load of COVID-19 patients than ever before since the pandemic began, and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Robert Redfield, warned last month that the next few months of the pandemic would be among “the most difficult in the public healthreconsiderPass Action details Not available
21-0541 1 Covid-19 Mass Immunization Plan ResolutionResolutionSUBMITTING A PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE #21-0541 (Health and Hospitals Committee 1/26/2021) PROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE FROM THE COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON THEIR COVID-19 MASS IMMUNIZATION 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, COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat across the U.S. and Cook County, and WHEREAS, many hospitals across the U.S. already have a higher load of COVID-19 patients than ever before since the pandemic began, and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Robert Redfield, warned last month that the next few months of the pandemic would be among “the most difficult in the public healthrecommend for deferral as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-0571 1 REQUESTING A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE FOR A COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING ON COVID-19 VACCINE PLANS FOR 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, The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is the Illinois certified local health department for suburban Cook County, Illinois, with the exception of Evanston, Skokie, Oak Park, and Stickney Township, serving 127 municipalities; and WHEREAS, on December 14, 2020, in the CCDPH’s jurisdiction 157,083 cases of COVID-19 and 2,899 deaths attributable to the pandemic have been reported; and WHEREAS, the FDA approved emergency use authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 11, and first shipments of the vaccine arecommend for receiving and filingPass Action details Not available