Learn how to keep your Medicaid coverage

Cook County officials will help participants complete Medicaid renewal forms from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Austin Health Center, 4800 W. Chicago Ave., and from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Primecare Health Center, 5635 W. Belmont Ave.

Complete your census form today

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government is still conducting the nation’s once-a-decade count of all residents. Complete your form today or risk having your community lose out on future federal funding of a variety of programs.

Millions held by state treasurer waiting to be claimed

The state treasurer’s office recommends that Illinois residents check the unclaimed property database twice each year to make sure they’re not owed any money. In fiscal year 2019, $239 million was returned. The state holds lost or unclaimed funds until they are claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. Property is returned at no cost with the proper identification.