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County Budget Downgrades ER Services and Closes South Side Clinics

he 2021 Cook County budget closed a shortfall of more than $400 million with funds from the county’s general reserve, eliminations of vacant jobs, more than a hundred layoffs in the Cook County Health (CCH) system, clinic closures, and restructuring of county-run hospitals. The budget will close two South Side clinics—the Near South Clinic and […]