On Feb. 10, Cook County Commission approved a resolution introduced by 6th District Commissioner Donna Miller to recognize February as American Heart Month in Cook County.
Miller has made it a priority to promote efforts to address heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in Cook County. The resolution is intended to help promote awareness of cardiovascular health and encourage Cook County employees to take virtual CPR and AED training.
“Heart disease accounted for nearly 11,000 deaths in Cook County in 2020 alone, and our African American community is disproportionately impacted by this health issue,” Miller said . . .
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