Request #20-559

Good evening.

I am writing to request the following data from the City of Evanston Health Department:
Death records for the 66 deaths attributed to COVID-19 that comprise the City’s totals/report as of 6/16/2020.
For each record, I am requesting information in order to compare that is readily available in the Cook County Medical Examiner’s data
Date of death
Age of deceased
Race/Ethnicity of deceased
Sex of deceased
Primary cause(s) of death
Secondary causes(s) of death
Incident address
Date reported by the City of Evanston in daily COVID-19 update
I will not use these data for commercial purposes.
I am not requesting the names of the deceased.


June 17, 2020 via email


June 24, 2020




Jessica Hockett





Point of Contact

Devon Reid

Request Closed   Hide Public

Denial of Request

Your Request is hereby Denied in its entirety. The reason(s) for denial are stated below:

  Your request is denied under (5 ILCS 140/7.5)(t)


You have a right to appeal this decision within 60 days to Sarah Pratt, Acting Public Access Counselor, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, 500 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706, (phone number 1-877-299-FOIA) or to seek judicial review under Section 11 of FOIA, 5 ILCS 140/11.

June 25, 2020, 9:26am by Eduardo Gomez, Deputy City Clerk
Department Assignment Public
June 22, 2020, 11:30am by Eduardo Gomez, Deputy City Clerk
Request Opened Public
Request received via email
June 22, 2020, 11:30am by Eduardo Gomez, Deputy City Clerk