IPHA Follows IDPH’s Lead with ‘Infant at Work’ Program

IPHA Follows IDPH’s Lead with ‘Infant at Work’ Program

In May, IDPH announced its “Infant at Work” pilot program, which allows parents of infants to bring their child with them to work.
Wednesday, July 11 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Department of Public Health Heat Safety Tips

Illinois Department of Public Health Heat Safety Tips

With hot weather with high humidity forecasted for the next several days, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D. is reminding people about the importance of staying cool in order to avoid heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Friday, June 29 2018 0 Comments

State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Discussion: October 12

State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Discussion: October 12

Share your feedback on the plan and next steps for implementation
Monday, October 02 2017 0 Comments

First Mosquitoes Testing Positive For West Nile Virus Reported

First Mosquitoes Testing Positive For West Nile Virus Reported

SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois for 2017. Madison County Health Department staff collected mosquitoes testing positive on May 22-23, 2017 in Godfrey.
Wednesday, May 31 2017 0 Comments

IDPH releases Health Disparities Report

IDPH releases Health Disparities Report

View IDPH's first Health Disparities Report, a collaboration between the Center for Minority Health Services and the Office of Policy, Planning and Statistics
Monday, May 08 2017 0 Comments

NPHW Program Spotlight: Immunization Billing Project

NPHW Program Spotlight: Immunization Billing Project

In celebration of National Public Health Week, we are highlighting our Immunization Billing Project and the project's accomplishments.
Friday, April 07 2017 0 Comments

IDPH MEMO: Change in Animal Rabies Testing

IDPH MEMO: Change in Animal Rabies Testing

The Illinois Department of Agriculture notified IDPH late last week that their Galesburg animal laboratory will no longer do animal rabies testing as of Wednesday, December 20.
Wednesday, December 21 2016 0 Comments

Welcome: Chinyere Alu, IDPH Division Chief of Patient Safety and Quality in OPPS

Welcome: Chinyere Alu, IDPH Division Chief of Patient Safety and Quality in OPPS

Please see the message below from IDPH regarding the newe Division Chief of Patient Safety and Quality in OPPS.
Monday, December 12 2016 0 Comments

IDPH Launches PrEP 4 Illinois Website

IDPH Launches PrEP 4 Illinois Website

IDPH launches its new and improved IDPH Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) access and assistance website
Friday, October 28 2016 0 Comments

Webinar: Changes to Child Health Examination Code (77 IAC 665)

Webinar: Changes to Child Health Examination Code (77 IAC 665)

IDPH announcement of webinar to discuss changes to the Child Health Examination Code (77 IAC 665) pertaining to immunizations.
Wednesday, September 21 2016 0 Comments

Archived Webinar: VFC Changes for CHIP

Archived Webinar: VFC Changes for CHIP

View the slides and recorded webinar for VFC program changes for CHIP
Wednesday, September 21 2016 0 Comments

CDC Awards $16 Million to States and Territories to Fight Zika

CDC Awards $16 Million to States and Territories to Fight Zika

Funding provided for states and territories to respond to the emerging threat, quickly identify cases of microcephaly and other adverse birth outcomes linked to Zika, and refer infants and families to services
Wednesday, August 03 2016 0 Comments

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