Announcing free upcoming Facilitator Training opportunities for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

Announcing free upcoming Facilitator Training opportunities for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

Registration is now open for TWO upcoming FREE Facilitator Training opportunities for Engaging Youth for Positive Change (EYPC), a service-learning program that empowers young people ages 13-18 to work with local governing bodies to adopt policies that create healthier communities.
Friday, August 18 2017 0 Comments

2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map

2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today posted an update to the Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map. This map is of projected issuer participation on the Health Insurance Exchanges in 2018 based on the known issuer public announcements through August 16, 2017. Participation is expected to fluctuate and does not represent actual Exchange application submissions.
Friday, August 18 2017 0 Comments

IPHA Statement on Events in Charlottesville, VA

IPHA Statement on Events in Charlottesville, VA

As an association of organizations and professionals from the Illinois public health system,, we strongly condemn the violent extremism in Charlottesville over the last weekend. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of those who lost their lives.
Thursday, August 17 2017 0 Comments

Invitation to the 2017 Food Summit: Understanding the Impact of Food Insecurity/Hunger on Population Health

Invitation to the 2017 Food Summit: Understanding the Impact of Food Insecurity/Hunger on Population Health

Register now for the 2017 Food Summit to learn more about food insecurity/hunger in Cook County.
Wednesday, August 16 2017 0 Comments

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) and National Suicide Prevention Month (Sept.) the Faith Communities Task Force of the National Action for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) in collaboration with leaders in faith, business, government, healthcare, and social justice, invite you to participate in National Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life (www.faith-hope-life.org).
Wednesday, August 16 2017 0 Comments

IPHA 76th Annual Meeting: Call for Awards Nominations

IPHA 76th Annual Meeting: Call for Awards Nominations

The Awards Committee for the 76th Annual Meeting is requesting nominations for this year’s awards.
Tuesday, August 15 2017 0 Comments

Message from Executive Director - August 14, 2017

Message from Executive Director - August 14, 2017

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes
Sunday, August 13 2017 0 Comments

CDC - Engage Business Sector in Your Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Efforts

CDC - Engage Business Sector in Your Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Efforts

Learn how public health professionals can communicate the important role businesses have in helping stop child abuse and neglect before they start.
Friday, August 11 2017 0 Comments

The State of Water in a Changing Climate

The State of Water in a Changing Climate

Access to clean water is a fundamental human right, but climate change and an aging infrastructure jeopardize the quality and safety of our water in the US.
Friday, August 11 2017 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: NATIONAL LUPUS HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM

PRESS RELEASE: NATIONAL LUPUS HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM

A project funded by a DHHS Office of Minority Health grant, which is a partnership between Northwestern University, IPHA and Harvard University, will increase lupus awareness in African-American communities and engage health providers in improving their capacity to diagnose and treat African-Americans with lupus.
Wednesday, August 09 2017 0 Comments

APHA Legislative Update - August 2017

APHA Legislative Update - August 2017

APHA Legisative Update - August 2017
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

(IL Getting to Zero) Register today for Aug. 14 webinar featuring Houston's GTZ plan

(IL Getting to Zero) Register today for Aug. 14 webinar featuring Houston's GTZ plan

One week from today, TAG is hosting a GTZ-themed webinar, featuring the city of Houston, which published a Roadmap to End AIDS last December. I'll be tuning in - please join if you're able. Registration link is here http://cts.vresp.com/c/?TreatmentActionGroup/a4e6885d93/15f584b099/3d8b8ed961 and details are below.
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

Save the Date! Interactive Webinar on how to Apply for HRSA Grants

Save the Date! Interactive Webinar on how to Apply for HRSA Grants

The HRSA Atlanta Office of Regional Operations (ORO) is hosting a no-cost webinar on August 23, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (EDT).
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief phase when the moon entirely eclipses the sun. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters.
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

The HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention Champion Award

The HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention Champion Award

Recognize immunization providers who are successfully preventing HPV cancers, through timely vaccination of their young adolescent patient population.
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

Check out the NEW Issue of Viewpoint Online!

Check out the NEW Issue of Viewpoint Online!

A new edition of Viewpoint Online, the official newsletter of the Illinois Public Health Association, is now available!
Friday, August 04 2017 0 Comments

APHA Announces call for 2018 Public Health Fellows

APHA Announces call for 2018 Public Health Fellows

APHA has put out their call for applications for the 2018 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government.
Friday, August 04 2017 0 Comments

Health in the Headlines: August 4, 2017

Health in the Headlines: August 4, 2017

These daily health updates are provided to you as a courtesy from IPHA member Dennis Brennan and affiliate IPHA member DuPage County Health Department. We thank them for their contribution.
Friday, August 04 2017 0 Comments

Tune in to "Health Over Coffee Time" featuring Dr. Patricia Canessa

Tune in to "Health Over Coffee Time" featuring Dr. Patricia Canessa

THIS FRIDAY, August 4TH -- Dr. Elena Navas interviews Dr. Patricia Canessa & Sylvia Montoya about the importance of social support around breast cancer in Latina women.
Thursday, August 03 2017 0 Comments

Health in the Headlines: August 3, 2017

Health in the Headlines: August 3, 2017

These daily health updates are provided to you as a courtesy from IPHA member Dennis Brennan and affiliate IPHA member DuPage County Health Department. We thank them for their contribution.
Thursday, August 03 2017 0 Comments

Health in the Headlines: August 2, 2017

Health in the Headlines: August 2, 2017

These daily health updates are provided to you as a courtesy from IPHA member Dennis Brennan and affiliate IPHA member DuPage County Health Department. We thank them for their contribution.
Thursday, August 03 2017 0 Comments

IPHA Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

IPHA Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

Register now and save! Early Bird discounts available if you register and pay by August 11th!
Thursday, August 03 2017 0 Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois: Provider Workshops

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois: Provider Workshops

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to offer complimentary educational workshops to our provider community. BCBSIL is committed to providing personalized one-on-one education to our valued providers. You will experience the maximum result from our training effectiveness which will foster satisfaction with BCBSIL. In offering a variety of education workshops, providers are allowed to choose based on their own office or individual needs. For complete course description and to register, please select any of the courses below.
Tuesday, August 01 2017 0 Comments

Health in the Headlines: August 1, 2017

Health in the Headlines: August 1, 2017

These daily health updates are provided to you as a courtesy from IPHA member Dennis Brennan and affiliate IPHA member DuPage County Health Department. We thank them for their contribution.
Tuesday, August 01 2017 0 Comments

Health in the Headlines: July 31, 2017

Health in the Headlines: July 31, 2017

These daily health updates are provided to you as a courtesy from IPHA member Dennis Brennan and affiliate IPHA member DuPage County Health Department. We thank them for their contribution.
Monday, July 31 2017 0 Comments

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