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Message from Executive Director - December 18, 2017

Message from Executive Director - December 18, 2017

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes
Sunday, December 17 2017 0 Comments

HHS Announces A Call to Action to Create a 21st Century Public Health Infrastructure

HHS Announces A Call to Action to Create a 21st Century Public Health Infrastructure

On October 19, Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, HHS assistant secretary for health, unveiled Public Health 3.0, a new model for building healthier communities across America.
Sunday, December 17 2017 0 Comments

Alert: Laws taking effect January 1, 2018

Alert: Laws taking effect January 1, 2018

Check out the new laws taking effect in 2018
Sunday, December 17 2017 0 Comments

Communicating the Value of Public Health: Building Capacity to Share Stories and Speak with One Voice

Communicating the Value of Public Health: Building Capacity to Share Stories and Speak with One Voice

Everyone benefits when communities are healthy and safe.
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

FREE Communication Trainings

FREE Communication Trainings

The MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice has three new courses available!
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

Mobile Health Screenings And Flu Shot Clinics

Mobile Health Screenings And Flu Shot Clinics

IDPH and its partners will be providing free health screenings and flu shots in homeless communities in central Illinois starting in November and running into February.
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

Tobacco-free Generation Campus Initiative Grant Program - Call for Higher Education Institution Applications

Tobacco-free Generation Campus Initiative Grant Program - Call for Higher Education Institution Applications

The American Cancer Society recently announced the third round of applications for their Tobacco-free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI) Grant Program to accelerate and expand the adoption and implementation of 100% smoke- and tobacco-free policies on college and university campuses across the nation.
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

CE credits for viewing APHA Live

CE credits for viewing APHA Live

If you missed APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, you can still take part and earn CE credits.
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

1st Annual Illinois Public Health Career Fair Vendor Registration Open

1st Annual Illinois Public Health Career Fair Vendor Registration Open

Promote your internships, career opportunities, summer jobs, and graduate school programs to alumni and students in public health and other related fields
Friday, December 15 2017 0 Comments

IPHA AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted For 6 Month Term of Service

IPHA AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted For 6 Month Term of Service

Individuals are needed to serve as IPHA AmeriCorps Members for 6 month term of service at various health agencies across Illinois
Wednesday, December 13 2017 0 Comments

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015

The CDC Report contains data on racial and ethnic disparities in health, health access, and health-related behavior among rural US adult populations.
Wednesday, December 13 2017 0 Comments

Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living

Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the CDC created a series of resources to increase healthy lifestyle choices among families.
Wednesday, December 13 2017 0 Comments

Join APHA's 2018 1 Billion Steps Challenge today

Join APHA's 2018 1 Billion Steps Challenge today

The Steps Challenge officially kicks off on Jan. 1 and runs through April 8, the last day of NPHW.
Tuesday, December 12 2017 0 Comments

As opioid-like botanic surges, states react

As opioid-like botanic surges, states react

Advocates of Kratom, a powder ground from the leaves of an indigenous Southeast Asian tree related to the coffee plant, say the substance, which does not depress the respiratory system and therefore presents little to no overdose risk, could help reduce the nation’s reliance on highly addictive and often deadly prescription painkillers.
Tuesday, December 12 2017 0 Comments

Join IDPH for webinar discussion on the Hepatitis A outbreaks

Join IDPH for webinar discussion on the Hepatitis A outbreaks

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Director Shah and Dr. Jennifer Layden will be providing a statewide update on the national Hepatitis A outbreaks and what preparations the State of Illinois is taking.
Tuesday, December 12 2017 0 Comments

Wrap-up your holiday shopping and Amazon donates to IPHA!

Wrap-up your holiday shopping and Amazon donates to IPHA!

Shopping on Amazon? Use this link 'smile.amazon.com/ch/36-6108790' and Amazon donates to IPHA.
Monday, December 11 2017 0 Comments

Message from Executive Director - December 11, 2017

Message from Executive Director - December 11, 2017

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes
Sunday, December 10 2017 0 Comments

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

The 6-page report shares data about injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency visits for Illinois children from birth to five years old.
Friday, December 08 2017 0 Comments

American Publlc Health Association's PHIT 2018 Scholarship- Due January 5, 2018

American Publlc Health Association's PHIT 2018 Scholarship- Due January 5, 2018

American Publlc Health Association's PHIT 2018 Scholarship- Due January 5, 2018
Wednesday, December 06 2017 0 Comments

APHA Legislative Update - December 2017

APHA Legislative Update - December 2017

APHA Legislative Update - December 2017
Wednesday, December 06 2017 0 Comments

IPHA/IAMHP Medicaid Managed Care Education Forum

IPHA/IAMHP Medicaid Managed Care Education Forum

IPHA/IAMHP Medicaid Managed Care Education Forum
Tuesday, December 05 2017 0 Comments

Message from Executive Director - December 4, 2017

Message from Executive Director - December 4, 2017

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes
Monday, December 04 2017 0 Comments

Webinar - Health in All Policies

Webinar - Health in All Policies

This U of I Extension webinar will describe HiAP and give examples of ways local governments could consider a HiAP approach when making decisions about their communities.
Sunday, December 03 2017 0 Comments

On World AIDS Day 2017, Getting to Zero HIV Cases in Illinois is an Achievable Goal

On World AIDS Day 2017, Getting to Zero HIV Cases in Illinois is an Achievable Goal

Illinois HIV Care Connect introduces new web and video content and encourages people living with HIV to take the Treatment as Prevention Quiz
Wednesday, November 29 2017 0 Comments

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

The Public Health Woke Coalition will host a regional conference on February 3rd
Tuesday, November 28 2017 0 Comments

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