Nearly half of all Illinois abortion patients from Cook County

6/25/2022 1:48:00 AM

Nearly half of all Illinois abortion patients from Cook County

Nearly half of all Illinois abortion patients from Cook County

Though many come to Illinois from neighboring states to receive abortions, the majority of those who seek care in the state are residents. Moreover, half of all in-state patients were from counties in northeastern Illinois near Chicago, with over 22,000 from Cook County alone.

More than 45,000 people received abortions in Illinois in 2020, according to the most recentdataavailable from the Illinois Department of Public Health.Most of those who got abortions in Illinois were residents, with 36,000 patients from counties across the state. Yet, the majority of in-state patients were from a select few counties in the northeastern part of the state near Chicago — Cook, DuPage, Will and Lake — as well as St. Clair County near St. Louis.

AdvertisementOne county — the state’s most populous — saw far more abortions than others.Almost half of all Illinois abortion patients (either in or out of state) were Cook County residents, with approximately 23,000 women seeking care in 2020. Comparatively, of those in-state residents who got abortions, 63% were from Cook County.

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Really, I'm shocked! No I'm not. Cool population heat map They specialize in killing black babies. The founder of Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger, called them 'weeds.' Shocking! 🙄 What percent is black It’s almost like nearly half of Illinois’ Population lives in Cook County. 🤔 I know the tribune would rather tweet about 9/11 on June 24 2022 but come on.

Maybe it’s because Cook County makes up about half of Illinois population Literally a waste of an article 5.8 million people live in cook county. Nearly half the population of Illinois.

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Jun 24, 2022 at 5:43 pm More than 45,000 people received abortions in Illinois in 2020, according to the most recent data available from the Illinois Department of Public Health.By Chicago Tribune Jun 24, 2022 at 5:00 am With all 17 seats on the Cook County Board of Commissioners up for election this year, party leaders on both sides of the aisle say they are bullish on their chances of gaining ground in November.— by laying off hundreds of employees and dipping into a rainy day fund.Residents should continue to wear a mask indoors, regardless of whether federal officials peg the COVID-19 risk at medium or high, according to Chicago Department of Health officials.

Most of those who got abortions in Illinois were residents, with 36,000 patients from counties across the state. Yet, the majority of in-state patients were from a select few counties in the northeastern part of the state near Chicago — Cook, DuPage, Will and Lake — as well as St. Advertisement This year’s election cycle follows a once-a-decade redistricting process that — unlike the Chicago ward and state legislative seat remaps — saw little strife on the Democratic-controlled County Board led by President Toni Preckwinkle, who is also running for another term. Clair County near St. The rosy budget outlook is good news for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who is running for a fourth term as the president of the Cook County Board against Oak Park lawyer Richard Boykin, who has been critical of her handling of the county’s economy. Louis. Advertisement There are several competitive races both in the Democratic and Republican primaries. Advertisement One county — the state’s most populous — saw far more abortions than others.2 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 residents during a seven-day period, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control.

Almost half of all Illinois abortion patients (either in or out of state) were Cook County residents, with approximately 23,000 women seeking care in 2020. Each party also hopes the election creates openings to expand their number of seats on the board in November. The county’s budget has been boosted by sales taxes, corporate income taxes and revenue generated by the construction boom, and the red-hot real estate market, officials said. Comparatively, of those in-state residents who got abortions, 63% were from Cook County. Advertisement Almost 40% of the Illinois population lives in Cook County, making it the largest county. The other, Sean Morrison of the 17th District, who is also Cook County GOP chair, faces a primary challenge from ex-Cook County commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman, who stepped down in 2015. The graphic below shows the county of residence for in-state abortion patients in Illinois. The budget must be approved by Dec. Still, many who seek care in Illinois come from neighboring states where abortion access is more limited. But local party leaders are betting that national woes such as record inflation and President Joe Biden’s approval ratings slump will boost their down-ballot candidates. Last week the case rate was 222, according to CDC data.

In 2020, 1 in 5 patients who received an abortion in Illinois came from out of state. With the Supreme Court Friday and many surrounding states planning to implement more restrictive abortion laws, the number of out-of-state patients seeking abortion care in Illinois is expected to increase in the coming weeks and months. Retiring GOP commissioner hopes the county, and nation, can ‘meet in the center’ Silvestri has represented the 9th District on Chicago’s Far Northwest Side and the northwest suburbs since 1994 but is retiring this year.4 million surplus, according to the forecast. Abortion providers across the state are already preparing for a in patients traveling to Illinois for the procedure. Planned Parenthood of Illinois anticipates an additional 20,000 to 30,000 patients will be crossing state lines for abortion care here each year.” He has not yet endorsed in the race, in which three Republicans — Matt Podgorski and Frank Coconate, both of Chicago, and Mark Hosty of River Forest — are seeking to replace him. As a result, Illinois could soon become a haven for abortion access in the region. In addition, the county’s hospital system — which bore the brunt of the pandemic’s impact, providing half of all the charity care in the county at just two hospitals — will finish the 2022 fiscal year with a surplus of $29.6% of staffed hospital beds are in use by COVID-19 patients, according to CDPH data released Tuesday.

interactive_content . Kaplan pointed out the controversial social media presence of a political organization called the Northwest Side GOP Club, which Podgorski started in 2016.