Updated IL Suicide Deaths/Crude Rate Map

Updated IL Suicide Deaths/Crude Rate Map

IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program is pleased to share an updated map and table of Illinois Suicide Deaths and Crude Rates, 2006-2015.
Wednesday, December 20 2017 0 Comments

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

The 6-page report shares data about injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency visits for Illinois children from birth to five years old.
Friday, December 08 2017 0 Comments

Emphasis Report - Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

Emphasis Report - Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

The IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program releases special emphasis report: Traumatic Brain Injury 2014
Tuesday, November 28 2017 0 Comments

Connecting the Dots: Share Risk and Protective Factors

Connecting the Dots: Share Risk and Protective Factors

Connecting the Dots is a new CDC training on shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence.
Thursday, November 09 2017 0 Comments

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

This webinar will feature the CDC researchers who will discuss their findings, examine the factors contributing to these disparities, and point you to available tools and resources to address the disparities in your communities.
Wednesday, November 08 2017 0 Comments

President’s Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health Seeks Input to Federal Lead Strategy

President’s Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health Seeks Input to Federal Lead Strategy

The Interagency President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children is developing a new Federal Lead Strategy and seeks stakeholder input to ensure the strategy is comprehensive and inclusive.
Thursday, November 02 2017 0 Comments

IL Poison Center's Fall Drawing and CE's

IL Poison Center's Fall Drawing and CE's

The month of October is IL Poison Center (IPC) Referral Month.
Tuesday, October 17 2017 0 Comments

IPHA statements on gun violence

IPHA statements on gun violence

Several years ago IPHA members came together to address gun safety and gun violence. View the policy resolution and issue paper.
Monday, October 09 2017 0 Comments

IDPH releases Special Emphasis Report: Fall Injuries among Older Adults 2008-2014.

IDPH releases Special Emphasis Report: Fall Injuries among Older Adults 2008-2014.

The 6-page report shares data about fall deaths, nonfatal fall hospitalizations, demographic data, projected lifetime costs, survey (BRFSS) data and fall prevention resources.
Thursday, October 05 2017 0 Comments

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) and National Suicide Prevention Month (Sept.) the Faith Communities Task Force of the National Action for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) in collaboration with leaders in faith, business, government, healthcare, and social justice, invite you to participate in National Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life (www.faith-hope-life.org).
Wednesday, August 16 2017 0 Comments

Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief phase when the moon entirely eclipses the sun. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters.
Monday, August 07 2017 0 Comments

NSC State of Safety - Illinois ranked #2

NSC State of Safety - Illinois ranked #2

Illinois was one of 8 states to receive an overall score of “B” (none received an “A) - score indicates Illinois has 60% - 69% of safety indicators in place. When the scores were ranked in order (including roads, home & community, and workplace) Illinois is 2nd (Maryland is 1st).
Wednesday, July 05 2017 0 Comments

CDC Releases Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan

CDC Releases Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan

The CDC has released a technical package to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent intimate partner violence.
Thursday, May 25 2017 0 Comments

Webinar - CSN Distracted Driving among Teens

Webinar - CSN Distracted Driving among Teens

Children's Safety Network is hosting a webinar on "Distracted Driving among Teens: What We Know about It and How to Prevent It"
Thursday, May 18 2017 0 Comments

Now Available: Consensus Recommendations for Pedestrian Injury Surveillance

Now Available: Consensus Recommendations for Pedestrian Injury Surveillance

Safe States Alliance just released their consensus recommendations for pedestrian injury surveillance.
Tuesday, February 28 2017 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

Leveraging Health System Reform with Innovative Collaborations Meeting

Leveraging Health System Reform with Innovative Collaborations Meeting

SCY will hold quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 5 focused on Leveraging Health System Reform with Innovative Collaborations. This meeting will focus on the Affordable Care Act and the intersection of health care reform and violence prevention opportunities and partnerships.
Wednesday, April 13 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

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

New data shows guns are killing as many people as cars in the U.S.

New data shows guns are killing as many people as cars in the U.S.

For the first time in more than 60 years, firearms and automobiles are killing Americans at an identical rate, according to new mortality data released this month by the CDC.
Tuesday, December 22 2015 0 Comments

Elwood launches regional safety campaign in response to high truck traffic

Elwood launches regional safety campaign in response to high truck traffic

Overwhelming truck traffic for Will County intermodal centers needs comprehensive solution, officials and residents say.
Thursday, December 10 2015 0 Comments

NACCHO Policy Statement: Public Health, Racism and Police Violence

NACCHO Policy Statement: Public Health, Racism and Police Violence

NACCHO has released a policy statement on Public Health, Racism and Police Violence.
Thursday, September 03 2015 0 Comments

Showing 26 to 47 of 47