Step by step process to appeal online

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CDC Update

UPDATE: If you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you can resume activities that you did before the pandemic without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, including local business and workplace guidance.
If you haven't received a COVID-19 vaccine, get one as soon as you can.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3btJaFU

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Grant/legislation writer position

Part- time.

  • Applicants preference to have a minimum of 2 years experience in the following:

  • Prepare proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals.

  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.

  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.

  • Enters and monitors tracking data.

  • Coordinates requirements with contributors and contributes proposal status information to review meetings.

  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.

  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.

  • Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.

  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding and coordinating printing.

  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.

  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Write and secure grants

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Walk-In Vaccination sites

Cook County Health is pleased to now offer walk-in availability at its six large-scale vaccination sites. Individuals or groups who are interested in getting a vaccine can simply show up and register onsite. Walk-ins are also available for individuals who received their first dose at another location as long as they have their vaccine card with them.

The vaccine is free to everyone and no one will be asked about their immigration status.

For convenience, appointments can still be made at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov

 

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COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

FEMA officially began accepting applications for their COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program. To apply families must call: (844) 684-6333. FEMA will not be taking online applications. Families can receive up to $9,000 per burial. If an applicant is applying on behalf of multiple loved ones, $35,000 is the total amount they can receive.
Visit their website to learn more about eligibility requirements and how to best prepare:
FEMA comenzó oficialmente a aceptar solicitudes para su Programa de Asistencia Funeraria de COVID-19. Para aplicar, las familias deben llamar al: (844) 684-6333. FEMA no acepta solicitudes en línea. Las familias pueden recibir hasta $9,000 por entierro. Si un solicitante presenta la solicitud en nombre de varios seres queridos, $35,000 es la cantidad total que puede recibir.
Visite su sitio web para obtener más información sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad y cómo prepararse mejor:
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Rental Assistance program

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday the launch of a $72.8 million rental and utility assistance program for suburban residents and landlords impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Applications will be available online starting Thursday, March 3rd and will close April 2. Apply at:https://www.cookcountyil.gov/recovery

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Exemption renewal

This year the senior freeze, disability and veterans exemptions will be automatically renewed due to Covid-19. Below you will find a link to learn more about these changes for tax year 2020.

https://www.cookcountyassessor.com/index.php/exemptions

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Holiday Hours

Our office will be closed beginning at 12:30 p.m. on December 31 and will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 4th. 

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Holidays Hours

My office will be closed early on Thursday, 12/24/2020 @ 12:30p.m. & will be closed Friday, December 25, 2020.

Normal business hours will resume Monday, December 28,2020 at 9:00a.m. 

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This week outreach

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