Cook County received around $429 million from the federal CARES Act, which was available to local governments serving populations over 500,000.
The County distributed $51 million of CARES Act funding to suburban municipalities to cover direct expenses related to managing COVID-19 locally.
Cook County developed an allocation formula that included the municipal population, median income, public health statistics related to COVID-19, and the immediate needs and vulnerability of the municipality.
The municipalities in District 14 received $3.4 million to support local COVID-19 costs.
You can learn more about this funding source here.
Learn about Cook County's Social Vulnerability Index here.
Learn about the local impacts of the pandemic using the Cook County Medical Examiner’s interactive dashboard.