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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

WHO Announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Director-General summarizes the outcome of the Emergency Committee on Zika
Monday, February 01 2016 0 Comments

Zika Virus Information

Zika Virus Information

IPHA provides information on the Zika virus and mosquito bite prevention
Thursday, January 28 2016 0 Comments

2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Published every 5 years for public health professionals, the Dietary Guidelines helps Americans make healthy food and beverage choices and serve as the foundation for vital nutrition policies and programs across the United States
Thursday, January 07 2016 0 Comments

Make 2016 your healthiest year yet!

Make 2016 your healthiest year yet!

Find ways to boost your health and well-being, and be an inspiration.
Sunday, January 03 2016 0 Comments

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is Illinois?

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is Illinois?

The annual America’s Health Rankings report, published by the United Health Foundation was released this week.
Friday, December 11 2015 0 Comments

IPHA negotiates agreement with CDD to offer diagnostic testing at discounted costs

IPHA negotiates agreement with CDD to offer diagnostic testing at discounted costs

IPHA is pleased to announce an agreement with Center for Disease Detection (CDD), that will offer Illinois local health departments and state clinics special discounted pricing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) and other diagnostic testing.
Wednesday, December 09 2015 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

IPHA's AmeriCorps Program is looking for individuals to serve a 7 month term of service that starts in January
Wednesday, December 02 2015 0 Comments

World AIDS Day is December 1st

World AIDS Day is December 1st

CDC's Act Against AIDS Campaign provides ways to commemorate World AIDS Day
Monday, November 30 2015 0 Comments

Vaccinate IL Week Webinar

Vaccinate IL Week Webinar

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics will be presenting a webinar on the importance of flu vaccine.
Wednesday, November 18 2015 0 Comments

Healthy People 2020 webinar: Empowering people to manage their diabetes

Healthy People 2020 webinar: Empowering people to manage their diabetes

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Thursday, December 10 for a webinar highlighting evidence-based resources and strategies focused on diabetes self-management education.
Wednesday, November 18 2015 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Host Site Applications Being Accepted

AmeriCorps Host Site Applications Being Accepted

IPHA is looking for health agencies to host half-time AmeriCorps Members
Wednesday, November 11 2015 0 Comments

UIH Reference Laboratory offers special testing package

UIH Reference Laboratory offers special testing package

UIH to offer low cost laboratory testing package for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea/Trichomonas.
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

After-School meals information sessions

After-School meals information sessions

Come learn how you can serve nutritious meals for FREE to all children through the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program At-Risk After-School Meals Program
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board survey

Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board survey

For those CHWs and stakeholders that were unable to participate in a listening session, there is still an opportunity to provide your input via an online survey.
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

Komen invests more than $700,000 in Illinois for research projects

Komen invests more than $700,000 in Illinois for research projects

In Illinois, more than $700,000 will be invested into projects that will further understanding of breast cancer metastasis and risk, and support other advances in breast cancer research.
Wednesday, October 07 2015 0 Comments

IL Community Health Worker Advisory Board Listening Sessions

IL Community Health Worker Advisory Board Listening Sessions

Over the past year the Illinois Community Health Worker Board has worked to develop draft recommendations related to: the training and certification process, core competencies, workforce development and financing and reimbursement. We are holding a series of listening sessions across the state in order to receive feedback on the draft recommendations.
Friday, October 02 2015 0 Comments

Featured article on sugary drink taxes in International Business Times

Featured article on sugary drink taxes in International Business Times

great story on sugary drink taxes ran in the 9/3/15 International Business Times, featuring a quote from IAPO Executive Director, Elissa Bassler.
Wednesday, September 09 2015 0 Comments

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay. It was one of the most important decisions ever made in public health.
Wednesday, September 09 2015 0 Comments

CVS Health tobacco reductions one year later

CVS Health tobacco reductions one year later

CVS Health Research Institute releases data on impact of tobacco sales removal on cigarette purchases across all retailers.
Wednesday, September 09 2015 0 Comments

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs
Monday, August 31 2015 0 Comments

The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum
Monday, August 24 2015 0 Comments

70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium - Register Now!

70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium - Register Now!

70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium - Register Now!
Monday, August 24 2015 0 Comments

Peoria PrEPared!

Peoria PrEPared!

Peoria PrEPared!
Thursday, August 20 2015 0 Comments

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