Public Health News Stories of Interest

Public Health News Stories of Interest

News stories of interest include study on poor physical fitness, World Hepatitis Day, and viral hepatitis
Friday, July 29 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

New catalog of health education material available for public health, human servcies and public safety professionals.

New catalog of health education material available for public health, human servcies and public safety professionals.

Channing Bete is releasing their new Healthy Communities Catalog and IPHA members can purchase health education materials at a discounted price!
Monday, July 11 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

Upcoming FREE Facilitator Training for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

Upcoming FREE Facilitator Training for Engaging Youth for Positive Change

Sponsored by the Center for Prevention Research and Development at the University of Illinois
Thursday, July 07 2016 0 Comments

IPHA AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

IPHA AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

Individuals are needed to serve as IPHA AmeriCorps Members for 11 month term of service at various health agencies across Illinois
Thursday, July 07 2016 0 Comments

National HIV Testing Day: Really, get tested

National HIV Testing Day: Really, get tested

National HIV Testing Day - June 27, 2016
Monday, June 27 2016 0 Comments

Lake County Health Department Takes Next Step to Address Regional Opioid Crisis

Lake County Health Department Takes Next Step to Address Regional Opioid Crisis

The Lake County Health Department will be hosting a press conference to announce the expansion of its Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for people struggling with opioid addiction.
Monday, June 27 2016 0 Comments

Save the Date! Lupus Symposium August 8

Save the Date! Lupus Symposium August 8

Symposium to focus on advanced lupus patient education, diagnosis and care, and furthering health care skills
Thursday, June 16 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

Archived Webinar: Adaptation of Behavioral Evidence-based Interventions in Lupus Awareness and Care

Archived Webinar: Adaptation of Behavioral Evidence-based Interventions in Lupus Awareness and Care

View presentation from May 23 Lupus awareness webinar
Wednesday, May 25 2016 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Program Full-Time Host Site Application Open- Deadline to Apply is May 16

AmeriCorps Program Full-Time Host Site Application Open- Deadline to Apply is May 16

The IPHA AmeriCorps Program is currently seeking host site locations for the 2016-2017 full-time term of service. Deadline to apply is May 16
Tuesday, May 10 2016 0 Comments

Health Department Joins Partners for Free Hepatitis Health Fair

Health Department Joins Partners for Free Hepatitis Health Fair

In observance of National Hepatitis Testing Day, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center will host a free hepatitis health fair in conjunction with Walgreens, GlenLake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and other community partners.
Wednesday, May 04 2016 0 Comments

Engaging Youth for Positive Change (EYPC) Facilitator Training Announcement

Engaging Youth for Positive Change (EYPC) Facilitator Training Announcement

EYPC is targeted to youth ages 13-18, and trains facilitators to guide youth in identifying the change they or their community desires, in learning about the workings of local governing bodies, and to engage friends, neighbors, and business leaders in their efforts, and to communicate with elected officials.
Wednesday, April 13 2016 0 Comments

NIU Smoke Free Campus Focus Groups - Chance to earn $100!

NIU Smoke Free Campus Focus Groups - Chance to earn $100!

IPHA will be conducting focus groups at NIU on April 28th, 2016 and is calling on students who are tobacco users to participate. Students chosen to participate in the focus groups will receive $100 in compensation.
Friday, April 08 2016 0 Comments

SIU-Carbondale Smoke Free Campus Focus Groups - Chance to earn $100!

SIU-Carbondale Smoke Free Campus Focus Groups - Chance to earn $100!

IPHA will be conducting focus groups at SIU-Carbondale on April 27th, 2016 and is calling on students who are tobacco users to participate.
Friday, April 08 2016 0 Comments

Webinar: Cultural Competency for Public Health Professionals

Webinar: Cultural Competency for Public Health Professionals

This webinar will provide the basics about cultural competency to health professionals working in the public health clinical and community sectors and is appropriate for both new learners and experienced health professionals.
Friday, April 08 2016 0 Comments

Check Illinois' ratings for 10 policies/practices in CDC’s Prevention Status Reports

Check Illinois' ratings for 10 policies/practices in CDC’s Prevention Status Reports

The CDC's Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to address 10 important public health problems.
Friday, March 11 2016 0 Comments

Create customized maps with the heart disease and stroke data you choose

Create customized maps with the heart disease and stroke data you choose

CDC’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, an online mapping tool, documents geographic disparities in heart disease and stroke.
Wednesday, March 02 2016 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Program Seeks Summer Host Site Organizations

AmeriCorps Program Seeks Summer Host Site Organizations

Organizations are needed to host IPHA AmeriCorps Members for the Summer
Wednesday, February 24 2016 0 Comments

Gov. Rauner’s Budget Cuts Funding for Critical Cancer-Fighting Programs

Gov. Rauner’s Budget Cuts Funding for Critical Cancer-Fighting Programs

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan for the state budget.
Wednesday, February 17 2016 0 Comments

Population Health Inquiry Webinar

Population Health Inquiry Webinar

Join this webinar for a discussion on population health inquiries outcomes on February 23.
Tuesday, February 09 2016 0 Comments

Asthma Burden Update on the Cost of Asthma

Asthma Burden Update on the Cost of Asthma

IDPH has announced the availability of a new asthma burden document on cost.
Tuesday, February 02 2016 0 Comments

Zika Declared International Public Health Emergency

Zika Declared International Public Health Emergency

ublic health workers in the Americas and beyond are on alert, following evidence that Zika may be linked to serious birth defects.
Tuesday, February 02 2016 0 Comments

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