Yesterday, cityofchicago.org posted an article highlighting the ongoing successes of The Chicago Department of Public Health. The CDPH has been named the Local Health Department of the Year by the National Association of County and City Health Officials. They have been recognized for contributing to the positive health trends currently seen in Chicago, such as a decrease in smoking rates and an increase in vaccination rates and life expectancy. To read the entire article Click Here.
Additionally, Limegreen tweeted at CDPH congratulating them on their success. In response, Bechara Choucair, the Commissioner of the CDPH, tweeted back saying “You played a VERY important role! Thank you!”