From the Daily Herald:
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health CEO Dr. Jay Shannon announced on May 22 that Cook County Health is committing $1 million towards the Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool.
The Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool is a partnership between Cook County Health, the City of Chicago, the Chicago Housing Authority and the Housing Authority of Cook County, with the goal of rapidly housing vulnerable homeless individuals and connecting them with housing and supportive services.
As part of the program, Cook County Health identifies and refers participants by cross-referencing Cook County Health and Cook County Jail medical records, as well as CountyCare claims, focusing on high utilizers of hospital and jail services.
Read the Daily Herald's article "Cook County Health Pledges $1M to Flexible Housing Pool," featuring the Chicago Housing Authority and the Housing Authority of Cook County.