CCDPH Services

Below is a list of services offered by CCDPH directly to residents and businesses in suburban Cook County. Some services are provided on a sliding fee scale basis. Click on each service to learn more.

If you are in need of services not listed here, please visit our Resource Locator for assistance.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Services available

Through the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, women 40 years of age and older who are uninsured or underinsured can receive clinical breast exams, mammography, pap, and pelvic exams. For more information, contact the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program at 708-836-8630.

Food Safety Protection

To ensure the safety of food for consumption in suburban Cook County, CCDPH staff inspect food establishments, issue licenses for unincorporated areas, respond to complaints and investigate foodborne illness.

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Health Fair or Presentation Requests

The Cook County Department of Public Health is dedicated to supporting partner organizations in providing residents of suburban Cook County with accurate information about a variety of public health topics.

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Permits and Licensing

The Cook County Department of Public Health issues permits and licenses for several environmental health programs in suburban Cook County.

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Prenatal

Services available:

  • Verification of pregnancy (may be verified through a pregnancy test)
  • Completion of Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility (MPE)
  • Enrollment in WIC
  • Referral to primary care providers and Family Case Management Services

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Public Health Nursing Home Visit Programs

For information about SIDS Program, APORS High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Program, Lead Program, Congenital Syphilis Program, Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program, Newborn Hearing Screening, and Genetics Program:

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which spreads from person to person when a contagious individual sneezes, coughs, or speaks and the TB germs are inhaled by others. CCDPH offers screening and treatment for TB.

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Vision and Hearing Screening

CCDPH conducts vision and hearing screenings to children enrolled in grammar schools and daycare centers in suburban Cook County at the request of the school/center.

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

In the WIC program, suburban Cook County residents are offered services for nutrition classes, counseling, breast feeding support and food vouchers for financially eligible pregnant and/or breast-feeding women, infants and children up to five years of age - because good nutrition, starting with pregnancy, provides the best possible start for babies and children to grow up strong and healthy.

Services available:

  • Free health and nutrition screening
  • Vouchers or coupons for nutritious supplemental foods, such as milk, juice, cereal, eggs, cheese, beans, peanut butter, and extra foods (carrots and tuna) for breastfeeding mothers (infant formula is available for infants not exclusively breastfeeding)
  • Nutrition counseling and education; many session topics offered
  • Breastfeeding counseling and breast pumps for those in need
  • Referrals for medical care, immunizations/vaccinations, and other services
  • Coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmer's markets during summer months

Eligibility:

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