SEIU Local 73 President Dian Palmer issued the following statement on the death of member Jennifer Hamilton.
“Our union is devastated over the tragic loss of our dear member and union steward Jennifer Hamilton. Jennifer served as a mental health specialist at Cermak Health Services. For the past four years, Jennifer was a staunch advocate for her patients and for her union sisters and brothers.”
“Jennifer had a sincere passion for her work in mental health. When you spoke with her, you understood her commitment to providing the best care possible for her patients, before and throughout the pandemic.”
“Jennifer was beloved by her co-workers in Cook County Health. And her tragic death will be felt by everyone whose lives she touched.”
“On behalf of the members of SEIU Local 73, I send our condolences to Jennifer’s family. May her memory and legacy as a proud union member be a blessing and may she rest in power.”