IPHA AmeriCorps Program Seeking Organizations to Serve as Host Sites

IPHA AmeriCorps Program Seeking Organizations to Serve as Host Sites

The IPHA AmeriCorps Program is looking for organizations to serve as host sites for an 11 month time period. Applications are due July 16!
Sunday, July 15 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Seeking Nominations for Public Health Awards

IPHA Seeking Nominations for Public Health Awards

The awards will be presented at the Friends of Public Health Celebration that will be held during the IPHA 77th Annual Conference on the evening of Wednesday, September 6, 2018. Deadline to submit award nominations is July 29, 2018!
Friday, July 06 2018 0 Comments

Webinar: Colorectal Cancer Screening Best Practices Handbook For Hospitals And Health Systems

Webinar: Colorectal Cancer Screening Best Practices Handbook For Hospitals And Health Systems

Registration is open for a webinar on Wednesday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. ET, introducing the soon-to-be released Colorectal Cancer Screening Best Practices Handbook for Hospitals and Health Systems.
Tuesday, July 03 2018 0 Comments

Naloxone Recall—Two Lots From Hospira Recalled Due to Particulate Matter

Naloxone Recall—Two Lots From Hospira Recalled Due to Particulate Matter

The FDA is urging Naloxone carriers to check their product against a national recall list.
Thursday, June 07 2018 0 Comments

IDPH Receives Massive Donation For Synthetic Cannabinoids Treatment

IDPH Receives Massive Donation For Synthetic Cannabinoids Treatment

IDPH has been working with the Bausch Foundation to secure a donation of nearly 800,000 tablets of vitamin K. The tablets will provide treatment for people who have suffered severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids laced with rat poison.
Monday, April 23 2018 0 Comments

Trauma-Free Illinois Webinar Scheduled for May 16

Trauma-Free Illinois Webinar Scheduled for May 16

The webinar is free and open to anyone with an interest in addressing trauma in Illinois and/or an interest in learning more about the IPHA Trauma-Free Illinois Initiative.
Monday, April 23 2018 0 Comments

HIV Prevention Social Media Training to Reach Young MSM of Color - April 30 - Springfield

HIV Prevention Social Media Training to Reach Young MSM of Color - April 30 - Springfield

This free training is provided by IPHA, through funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Minority Health Services.
Tuesday, April 17 2018 0 Comments

Prevent Child Injury Toolkit on Distracted Driving

Prevent Child Injury Toolkit on Distracted Driving

Prevent Child Injury has released a distracted driving toolkit of new materials and existing resources from trusted partners.
Thursday, April 12 2018 0 Comments

2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program | Aetna Foundation

2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program | Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation will award up to $2 million in grants for projects that address issues in the following domains: Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors.
Thursday, April 12 2018 0 Comments

Upcoming webinars for National Minority Health Month

Upcoming webinars for National Minority Health Month

Learn more about health equity during DHHS, OMH Webinar Series throughout April.
Wednesday, April 11 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

JUUL E-CIGARETTES Webinar

JUUL E-CIGARETTES Webinar

The Public Health Law Center will hold a webinar to familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand that is very popular among youth and young adults.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Men’s Health Network (MHN) has joined with other cancer organizations to form an awareness coalition to recognize Testicular Cancer Awareness Month.
Friday, April 06 2018 0 Comments

Upcoming Training - "LGBT: What You Need to Know"

Upcoming Training - "LGBT: What You Need to Know"

A training by The Phoenix Center to help you better understand and serve the LGBT community.
Wednesday, April 04 2018 0 Comments

Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

For your information is the revised Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Wednesday, April 04 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First has launched two media campaigns that are designed to address two issues related to opioid crisis.
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

NEW INFOGRAPHIC: Electronic Cigarettes—What’s the bottom line?

NEW INFOGRAPHIC: Electronic Cigarettes—What’s the bottom line?

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health has created a new e-cigarette infographic that provides standard background information, including the health effects of using e-cigarettes and trends in use among youth and adults.
Wednesday, February 28 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

Healthy Adolescent Relationships Webinar Series

Healthy Adolescent Relationships Webinar Series

EverThrive Illinois, in partnership with Between Friends and the U.S. DHHS - Region 5 Adolescent Health Network, announced a two-part webinar series on healthy adolescent relationships.
Thursday, February 01 2018 0 Comments

IPHA member and author Rev. Doris Green’s newly released “Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” details the mission of an evangelist to reach the incarcerated.

IPHA member and author Rev. Doris Green’s newly released “Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” details the mission of an evangelist to reach the incarcerated.

“Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” from Christian Faith Publishing author Rev. Doris Green tells the story of one evangelist’s mission to reach the forgotten and hurting populations of the Illinois prison system. It is the story of how a liberatory prison ministry was built, and a record of the painstaking process through which incarcerated people make amends.
Thursday, February 01 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

New Report: Illinois Lags Behind in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

New Report: Illinois Lags Behind in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

The American Lung Association in Illinois released the 2018 “State of Tobacco Control” report, which reveals that Illinois lags behind other states in reducing and preventing tobacco use.
Thursday, January 25 2018 0 Comments

Publications available to raise awareness of devastating impact on families

Publications available to raise awareness of devastating impact on families

Addiction's forgotten victims -- preview publications to support children, families
Wednesday, January 24 2018 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
Friday, January 12 2018 0 Comments

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