Injury and Violence Prevention Training - Using Data and Evidence to Inform Policy: Research, Practice, and Impact

Injury and Violence Prevention Training - Using Data and Evidence to Inform Policy: Research, Practice, and Impact

This session will provide an overview of the problem of injury and violence in the United States and Illinois, identify solutions to address the problems identified, and highlight particular strategies for realizing policy interventions to address injury and violence risk factors.
Wednesday, March 06 2019 0 Comments

Suicide, opioids tied to ongoing fall in US life expectancy

Suicide, opioids tied to ongoing fall in US life expectancy

APHA's publication, The Nation's Health, February/March 2019 issue, featured article
Tuesday, February 05 2019 0 Comments

APHA Annual Meeting Activities

APHA Annual Meeting Activities

APHA Annual Meeting Activities
Thursday, November 08 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Section Chairs Needed

IPHA Section Chairs Needed

IPHA is looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to lead the following Sections of IPHA:
Tuesday, October 30 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Releases First Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report

Illinois Releases First Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report

IDPH released Illinois’ first Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report. The report identifies statewide trends in maternal deaths and provides recommendations to help prevent maternal mortality.
Thursday, October 25 2018 0 Comments

New cancer infographics from the Illinois State Cancer Registry

New cancer infographics from the Illinois State Cancer Registry

The Illinois State Cancer Registry is pleased to announce five new cancer infographics available on their website.
Tuesday, October 02 2018 0 Comments

2017 BRFSS Public Data Set Now Available

2017 BRFSS Public Data Set Now Available

The CDC Announces the Release of the 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data Se
Tuesday, September 11 2018 0 Comments

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

This week, CDC released the first-ever multi-state analysis of trends in opioid use disorder (OUD) in labor and delivery.
Thursday, August 09 2018 0 Comments

Special Populations Tool Kits

Special Populations Tool Kits

View new tool kits for researchers who work with populations that are underrepresented in research.
Wednesday, August 01 2018 0 Comments

Learn how you can join the NIH All of Us Research Program

Learn how you can join the NIH All of Us Research Program

Part of the National Institutes of Health, All of Us is expected to be the largest and most diverse longitudinal health research program ever developed.
Tuesday, June 19 2018 0 Comments

Opioid Data And Trends Readily Available

Opioid Data And Trends Readily Available

IDPH announces the launch of its Opioid Data Dashboard, an innovative way to access data on opioid overdoses and deaths.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

Data Book Released - Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book

Data Book Released - Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book

IDPH recently released Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book.
Wednesday, March 14 2018 0 Comments

Report Shows Declining Health of Women and Children in IL

Report Shows Declining Health of Women and Children in IL

See how Illinois fared with the 2018 data update to America’s Health Rankings® Health of Women and Children Report.
Tuesday, March 06 2018 0 Comments

IDPH letter to providers regarding PrEP

IDPH letter to providers regarding PrEP

View letter from IDPH to providers regarding PrEP guidelines
Friday, February 02 2018 0 Comments

Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.
Tuesday, January 30 2018 0 Comments

2016 Fatal Injury Data Now Available from CDC

2016 Fatal Injury Data Now Available from CDC

WISQARS) is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury data from a variety of sources.
Wednesday, January 17 2018 0 Comments

IDPH Posts Most Recent CDC Legionnaires’ Disease Report

IDPH Posts Most Recent CDC Legionnaires’ Disease Report

IDPH has posted the most recent CDC report addressing the Legionnaires’ disease cases at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ)
Friday, January 05 2018 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

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

OMH Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available

OMH Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available

The widget provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips
Thursday, July 06 2017 0 Comments

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives

Recent CDC study published in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child’s risk of dying from influenza.
Monday, June 12 2017 0 Comments

Epidemic Intelligence Service Call for Applications

Epidemic Intelligence Service Call for Applications

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) applications for the Class of 2018 just opened and will be open until June 30, 2017.
Tuesday, May 02 2017 0 Comments

Now Available: Consensus Recommendations for Pedestrian Injury Surveillance

Now Available: Consensus Recommendations for Pedestrian Injury Surveillance

Safe States Alliance just released their consensus recommendations for pedestrian injury surveillance.
Tuesday, February 28 2017 0 Comments

IDPH News Release IDPH Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

IDPH News Release IDPH Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

IDPH is reporting six cases of Seoul virus in individuals who had direct exposure to rats in two different Illinois ratteries.
Friday, January 20 2017 0 Comments

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