Urge your members of Congress to support the Climate Action Now Act

Urge your members of Congress to support the Climate Action Now Act

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act.
Wednesday, May 01 2019 0 Comments

Gov. Pritzker Joins U.S. Climate Alliance, Becomes 18th Governor to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

Gov. Pritzker Joins U.S. Climate Alliance, Becomes 18th Governor to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

Governor JB Pritzker took executive action joining the U.S. Climate Alliance, becoming the 18th governor to uphold the environmental protections despite President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Wednesday, January 23 2019 0 Comments

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present a live conversation on Climate Changes Health Equity on June 28 from 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET.
Friday, June 15 2018 0 Comments

Webinar - Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in Action

Webinar - Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in Action

APHA and CDC will host a webinar on April 26th to learn about the BRACE framework and climate adaptation steps taking place in states across the nation to prevent the health threats related to climate change.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

APHA Webinar: Environmental Health Playbook

APHA Webinar: Environmental Health Playbook

During National Public Health Week, join APHA and the Environmental Health Coalition for in-depth exploration of three priority topics featured in the “Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System.”
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

Nominate Illinois Volunteers for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

Nominate Illinois Volunteers for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

Anyone can nominate an individual community member in various categories including youth, adult, senior/retiree, AmeriCorps member, and Senior Corps member for their volunteer service efforts in 2017.
Thursday, February 08 2018 0 Comments

BRACE project educational videos on climate change

BRACE project educational videos on climate change

Check out 2 new videos on "How Climate Change is Affecting Health of the People in Illinois" and "Climate Change, Public Health, and Preparing for More Extreme Weather".
Wednesday, January 31 2018 0 Comments

Feb 20th IRHA Ameren Webinar on Saving Energy Costs

Feb 20th IRHA Ameren Webinar on Saving Energy Costs

Learn about cash incentives and opportunities to lower your facilities’ energy costs.
Wednesday, January 31 2018 0 Comments

President’s Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health Seeks Input to Federal Lead Strategy

President’s Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health Seeks Input to Federal Lead Strategy

The Interagency President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children is developing a new Federal Lead Strategy and seeks stakeholder input to ensure the strategy is comprehensive and inclusive.
Thursday, November 02 2017 0 Comments

Planting trees for public health

Planting trees for public health

Even as the evidence for the benefits of urban trees mounts, American cities are actually losing trees — even though they are one of the most cost-effective solutions to health issues available to city leaders.
Monday, October 16 2017 0 Comments

Post-Irma health concerns

Post-Irma health concerns

Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns
Monday, September 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

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

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Due to the increase in pests and disease resulting from climate change, reducing risk to agriculture and ensuring a safe and abundant food system are imperative.
Thursday, July 27 2017 0 Comments

Climate change could drive dust storms and disease - a concern for public health

Climate change could drive dust storms and disease - a concern for public health

A new model of climate change in the U.S. finds dust storms might pick up in the second half of this century — and bring sweeping changes to public health.
Wednesday, July 19 2017 0 Comments

APHA Webinar: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System- June 8

APHA Webinar: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System- June 8

This webinar will bring to life the Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System report compiled by the National Environmental Health Partnership Council – a group of environmental health thought leaders.
Tuesday, June 06 2017 0 Comments

APHA declares 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health

APHA declares 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health

Visit the APHA Climate Change website to learn more about how you can get involved, join the coalition activities and access resources.
Wednesday, January 11 2017 0 Comments

CDC Offers New Vector Control Training for Environmental Health Professionals

CDC Offers New Vector Control Training for Environmental Health Professionals

CDC and partners announce the new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), on using integrated pest management (IPM) to control vectors that spread pathogens.
Tuesday, January 10 2017 0 Comments

Holiday Recycling and Waste Reduction Tips

Holiday Recycling and Waste Reduction Tips

Continue to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Over the Holiday Season!
Tuesday, December 20 2016 0 Comments

Zika Updates

Zika Updates

Zika Updates from CDC and FDA
Tuesday, August 30 2016 0 Comments

Local Health Protection Grant Fact Sheet

Local Health Protection Grant Fact Sheet

IPHA has created a fact sheet on the Local Health Protection Grant Data for FY'15.
Friday, July 22 2016 0 Comments

IEHA to Co-Sponsor LEHP Exam Review Course

IEHA to Co-Sponsor LEHP Exam Review Course

IEHA President Katie Lynn and President-Elect David Banaszynski are happy to announce that IEHA will Co-Sponsor this year's LEHP Exam Review Course.
Tuesday, July 12 2016 0 Comments

Zika Toolkit Webinar for Healthcare Providers

Zika Toolkit Webinar for Healthcare Providers

DHHS, OPA, will hold a webinar on July 13, 2016, at 1 p.m. ET to introduce this toolkit to a broad audience of Title X and other providers of family planning services.
Friday, July 08 2016 0 Comments

First 2016 Human Case of West Nile Virus in Illinois

First 2016 Human Case of West Nile Virus in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2016. An adolescent in west-central Illinois became severely ill in late May.
Monday, June 06 2016 0 Comments

Illinois Register, Volume 40, Issue 19, May 6, 2016

Illinois Register, Volume 40, Issue 19, May 6, 2016

The following regulatory actions pertaining to public health were published in on Friday, May 6 in the ILLINOIS REGISTER – VOLUME 40 – ISSUE 19
Monday, May 23 2016 0 Comments

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