Deadline Approaching: New Funding Opportunity Announcement - Supporting Local Health Departments to Increase Vaccine Uptake through COVID-19

Application deadline is January 15, 2021.

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COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65

Phase 1B Follows ACIP Guidelines, But Prioritizes Equity and Protects Most Vulnerable Illinoisans by Lowering Vaccine Age to 65 from 75; Vaccinations for Expanded Phase Will Begin When Phase 1A is Substantially Complete

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COVID-19

IDHS PPE Distribution to Community Organizations

IDHS announced that various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) will be distributed to community organizations throughout the State.

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COVID-19

Call for Letters of Interest from CBOs for Pandemic Health Navigator Grant

Information about working with IPHA/IPHCA in Regions 2-9 on the PHNP, to serve as a contracted community-based agency providing Pandemic Health Navigators.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Health Navigator Program

HHS Announces New Initiative with American Heart Association to Address Hypertension among Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations

Three-year $32M Initiative Addresses Condition Associated with Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

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Health Equity Health Education/Promotion COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker Announces Over $1.3 Billion in COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Funding Awarded to Illinois Businesses and Families in 2020

Administration Urges Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of More Than $180 Million in Funding Still Available Through State’s Energy Assistance Program; Local CURE Program Still Open to Provide Emergency Cost Reimbursement for Cities and Towns

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Press Releases COVID-19

First Vaccine Shipment Arrives At Illinois Strategic National Stockpile

Distribution to Regional Hospital Coordination Centers Begins

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COVID-19

Pritzker Administration Announces New Partnership with ALDI to Provide Online Grocery Access to Over 2 Million Families on SNAP

In a new partnership with ALDI, participants will be able to access fresh food and pantry staples from ALDI via Instacart's same-day delivery and pick-up services.

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Health Equity Food and Nutrition COVID-19

IDPH: Violence Prevention and Support Resources - COVID-19

List of violence prevention resources

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Injury Control/EMS COVID-19 Violence Prevention

IDPH COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ and Phase 1A Vaccine Distribution Plan

New respurces from IDPH on frequently asked questions and a look at Phase 1A of the Vaccine Distribution Plan

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COVID-19

New CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Resources to Prepare Healthcare Workers

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is promoting the latest recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prepare healthcare workers for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19

Pritzker Administration Launches Outreach Campaign to Support the State’s Latinx and Immigrant Communities and announce 14 new Welcoming Centers across Illinois Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Outreach Focuses on Prevention, Testing and Treatment Access to Services Across 17 languages to Latinx, Immigrant, Refugee Communities Impacted by COVID-19

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COVID-19 Health Equity

IPHA Statement on New COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

IPHA released the following statement on Tuesday

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COVID-19 Press Releases

Text messaging systems to keep you informed and offer emotional support during COVID-19.

Share information with friends and family about 2 text messaging systems available.

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COVID-19

Tier 3 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations

Effective Friday, November 20, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has extended Tier 3 COVID Resurgence Mitigations to all Illinois regions .

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COVID-19

Article: How to Stay Safe After COVID-19 Hospital Stay

Link to article for more resources to stay informed and to be prepared to protect yourself and family members after being discharged from a hospital stay due to COVID-19.

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COVID-19

Public Health Officials Announce 10,376 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

75 counties across Illinois and Chicago at the warning level

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Press Releases COVID-19

More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois

Public health officials report 9,935 new cases since yesterday

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COVID-19 Press Releases

IDHS Launches Targeted COVID-19 Prevention Campaign to Help Support African American Communities in Chicago

IDHS has planned several initiatives to increase awareness of relief and aid available to Black communities across Chicago and other parts of the state that have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Health Equity COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker, IDPH Announce Winter Safety Guidelines for Recreational Sports Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated Guidance Reflects Risks Associated with High-Contact Indoor Sports as Second Wave of Pandemic Spreads Throughout State

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COVID-19 Press Releases

51 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

Number of counties increases from 34 last week

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COVID-19

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Calls for Applications for CARES Payments

Illinois Medicaid Providers Encouraged to Apply Before Oct. 31 Deadline

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Press Releases COVID-19

NACCHO Highlights Needed Supports for Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

Targeted funding and policy changes needed as Congress continues to negotiate next emergency supplemental package

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Health Administration COVID-19

Illinois Department of Public Health Issues COVID-19 Halloween Festivities Guidance

The 3 W’s still apply – Wash your hands. Watch your distance. Wear your mask.

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COVID-19

Provider Notice - HFS CARES Portal is Open for Funding Applications

The HFS CARES Portal will be open from 8:00 a.m. today, September 29, 2020, through 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

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Health Administration Funding COVID-19

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