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Cook County’s annual partnership with private veterinarians to offer discounted spay and neuter services for pets has been extended through March. The program provides discounts of up to $40 per procedure and is available for up to two pets per household. Previously, the program was administered only in February. “Our office’s ongoing relationship with veterinarians... Read More
Applications for the 2015 Cook County Government Fellowship program are being accepted through Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The Cook County Government Fellowship is a summer internship opportunity in Chicago for graduate students to develop leadership skills, create a civic network and have a lasting, positive impact on Cook County. Fellows gain first-hand experience in various... Read More
With a unanimous vote of the Cook County Land Bank Board and strong support of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) Board named Mr. Robert Rose as Executive Director at yesterday’s monthly board meeting. Rob comes to the Cook County Land Bank from the Chicago Community Loan Fund... Read More
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week:  Emergency Food Supplies Even though it is unlikely that an emergency would cut off your food supply for two weeks, consider maintaining a supply that will last that long. You may not need to... Read More
Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Executive Director Michael Masters joined President Barack Obama, United States Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and leaders from around the U.S. and the world last week at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. The three-day summit focused on concrete steps the United... Read More