Posts tagged "City of Chicago Department of Public Health"

Mental health advocates call for Chicago public health commissioner to resign

Mental health advocates call for Chicago public health commissioner to resign
“Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Choucair and Rahm have got to go!” That’s what protesters from Southside Together Organizing for Power were shouting Monday afternoon as they gathered in front of the DePaul Center on State Street, calling for the resignation of Dr. Bechara Choucair, the commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Public Health. Protesters held up... Read more »

Cook County releases HIV/AIDS data

The number of Cook County residents living with the HIV virus doubled to 3,474 between 2000 and 2008, according to a report released last week by the Cook County Department of Public Health. The data show new infections rising substantially among men, African Americans and Latinos, 20- to 29-year-olds, and among men who have sex... Read more »