High blood pressure tips

Did you know that high blood pressure affects about 46% of the U.S. adult population, including about 30% of women and 33% of men in Illinois? Cook County is encouraging people to take a few steps towards monitoring and in some cases lowering one’s blood pressure. Below are some helpful tips that are recommended by

10 County Services Worth Checking Out

1. Host a Party at the Forest Preserves The Forest Preserves have approximately 297 picnic groves (191 with shelters) available for public use. Click here to learn more http://fpdcc.com/permits-rentals/picnic-special-event-permits/ 2. Learn More About Community Development The Industrial Growth Zones program will accelerate neighborhood development in seven designated areas over the next three years. The program removes

Trout Fishing Season

Forest Preserves of Cook County Preps for Trout Fishing Season *From the Forest Preserves of Cook County The Forest Preserves of Cook County is pleased to announce the 2019 spring inland trout fishing season, opening on Saturday, Apr. 6, at Axehead Lake (Park Ridge), Belleau Lake (Park Ridge), Sag Quarry East (Lemont), Horsetail Lake (Palos

CDBG and ESG Programs

From Cook County Bureau of Economic Development** Cook County Application Workshops for 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs are now Available  The 2019 CDBG applications and related materials are now available on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development website. Materials for the ESG program will be published shortly. They

Freezing Temperatures Alert

***WARMING CENTERS*** Frigid temperatures are expected over the next several days. Please bundle up if you are going outside as frostbite can occur on exposed skin in as little as 10-15 minutes. Don’t leave pets outside in the cold. Please check on elderly or disabled neighbors. If needed, you may utilize one of the warming