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

New research briefs on taxation of sugar-sweetened-beverages in St. Louis and Cook counties

New research briefs on taxation of sugar-sweetened-beverages in St. Louis and Cook counties

Learn about the latest findings on taxation of sugar-sweetened-beverages in St. Louis and Cook counties.
Thursday, October 04 2018 0 Comments

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the House Farm Bill

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the House Farm Bill

Farm Bill proposal’s SNAP changes would increase hunger, harm public health.
Monday, May 14 2018 0 Comments

Rural Food Access Toolkit

Rural Food Access Toolkit

The Rural Health Information Hub’s toolkit features evidence-based resources for implementation of food access programs in rural areas across the country.
Friday, February 23 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Interagency Nutrition Council (INC) invite you to submit nominees for the 2018 Community Health Partnership Award.

Illinois Interagency Nutrition Council (INC) invite you to submit nominees for the 2018 Community Health Partnership Award.

INC) celebrates National Nutrition Month® 2018 with Community Health Partnership Award to honor those that are helping seniors adopt healthier habits and behaviors through community awareness and involvement.
Thursday, February 22 2018 0 Comments

Webinar: Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

Webinar: Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

The webinar is being hosted by the Illinois Public Health Institute as part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Chronic Disease and School Health (CDASH) grant.
Thursday, February 22 2018 0 Comments

Food Program Legislative and Proposed Rule Change Guidance

Food Program Legislative and Proposed Rule Change Guidance

The following two memos entitled, "Food Program Legislative Changes Guidance" and "Food Program Rule Changes Guidance" have been released from IDPH.
Tuesday, January 02 2018 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

The Role of IT in Helping Social Workers Serve Rural Communities

The Role of IT in Helping Social Workers Serve Rural Communities

The overwhelmingly urban concentration of social work professionals leaves individuals and families in geographically less-populated areas inadequately covered by critical social support systems.
Monday, October 16 2017 0 Comments

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

Learn more about the risks and how childhood obesity can be prevented.
Thursday, September 28 2017 0 Comments

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Since the new presidential administration assumed power this year, USDA has changed its tune on school nutrition guidelines. Experts in public health and nutrition are concerned that the rollbacks could undermine children’s health.
Monday, September 25 2017 0 Comments

2017 CCDPH Food Summit

2017 CCDPH Food Summit

Join Cook County Department of Public Health at the 2017 Food Summit, September 29-30, 2017.
Thursday, September 07 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

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

SNAP for Enrollment Assisters Webinar

SNAP for Enrollment Assisters Webinar

This webinar will address opportunities, challenges, and resources for assisting individuals with enrolling in SNAP.
Friday, July 21 2017 0 Comments

IPHA Executive Director writes newspaper column on the benefits of a sugary drink tax

IPHA Executive Director writes newspaper column on the benefits of a sugary drink tax

Read newspaper story by Tom Hughes published in State-Journal Register.
Monday, May 08 2017 0 Comments

Plan4Health Nutrition Webinar

Plan4Health Nutrition Webinar

Join APHA for the third webinar of a three-part series to learn about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation.
Thursday, April 27 2017 0 Comments

Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest

Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest

Enter the Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest by December 16 for a Chance to Win an AHA Prize Pack!
Friday, December 16 2016 0 Comments

Save the date for the 2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit to be held in Chicago

Save the date for the 2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit to be held in Chicago

he 2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit will focus on understanding the impact of food on population health. This two day meeting will take place in Maywood, IL on Friday, September 30 through Saturday October 1.
Wednesday, July 20 2016 0 Comments

CCHHS SYSTEM NEWS, Community Edition (July 2016) - Cook County Health & Hospitals System

CCHHS SYSTEM NEWS, Community Edition (July 2016) - Cook County Health & Hospitals System

Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Newsletter, Community Edition (July 2016)
Wednesday, July 20 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

HEAL Act Updates

HEAL Act Updates

Progress advocating for the Healthy Eating Active Living proposal with news story and fact sheet
Thursday, June 16 2016 0 Comments

Study shows potential health and financial impact of tax on soda

Study shows potential health and financial impact of tax on soda

According to a Harvard study released last month, if Philadelphia enacts a tax on soda, the city would prevent 36,000 cases of obesity and more than 2,200 cases of diabetes as well as save almost $200 million in health-care costs.
Wednesday, June 01 2016 0 Comments

Summer Foodservice Program (SFSP) Opportunity

Summer Foodservice Program (SFSP) Opportunity

There are 37 counties in the state without SFSP. The Commission to End Hunger is seeking partners in the counties who could potentially serve as SFSP sponsors as soon as Summer 2016.
Tuesday, April 12 2016 0 Comments

Talking Points for IL Adoption of the 2013 FDA Model Food Code

Talking Points for IL Adoption of the 2013 FDA Model Food Code

In receipt of comments from the First Notice period for the proposed amendments to the Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code [77 Ill. Adm. Code 750] to adopt the 2013 FDA Model Food Code, the Illinois Department of Public Health has pulled together talking points in an effort to assist with discussions and to provide answers to some questions raised.
Sunday, March 20 2016 0 Comments

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