The Dose Podcast: How the U.S. Fails Women When It Comes to Health

The Dose Podcast: How the U.S. Fails Women When It Comes to Health

The Commonwealth Fund published a report on the status of women's health and health care in the U.S. and 10 other wealthy nations.
Wednesday, February 06 2019 0 Comments

New Health & Medicine Talk will look at disparities in maternal health and mortality

New Health & Medicine Talk will look at disparities in maternal health and mortality

Join HMPRG for their next Health & Medicine Talk on 12/18.
Tuesday, November 13 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Releases First Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report

Illinois Releases First Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report

IDPH released Illinois’ first Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report. The report identifies statewide trends in maternal deaths and provides recommendations to help prevent maternal mortality.
Thursday, October 25 2018 0 Comments

Registration now open for 9th Annual ABC Conference!

Registration now open for 9th Annual ABC Conference!

You don’t have to be a Therapist to be Therapeutic: Building Resilience in Children, Families, Communities, and Ourselves, hosted by ICAAP
Wednesday, October 17 2018 0 Comments

Chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing an online Poison Prevention Education Course

Chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing an online Poison Prevention Education Course

Get entered for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing the IL Poison Center's online Poison Prevention Education Course
Monday, October 15 2018 0 Comments

Strong School Wellness Policies Webinar

Strong School Wellness Policies Webinar

IPHI is hosting a webinar on how Illinois schools and districts can implement better wellness policies.
Thursday, October 04 2018 0 Comments

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

This week, CDC released the first-ever multi-state analysis of trends in opioid use disorder (OUD) in labor and delivery.
Thursday, August 09 2018 0 Comments

Immunization Webinar: Meningitis Disease & Vaccine

Immunization Webinar: Meningitis Disease & Vaccine

ICAAP hosts these webinars to update and educate health care providers on important immunization issues and best practices.
Thursday, August 09 2018 0 Comments

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

Study: Cancer prevention resonates with parent messages on HPV vaccine

Study: Cancer prevention resonates with parent messages on HPV vaccine

A survey of parents found that, of several reasons health providers give to support HPV vaccination, preventing cancer was most persuasive.
Friday, June 15 2018 0 Comments

Public Health Intervention: Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Arresting Dental Caries

Public Health Intervention: Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Arresting Dental Caries

View IDPH's white paper on Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF), an interim caries arresting liquid medicament clinically applied to control and prevent the further progression of active dental caries and reduce dentin hypersensitivity.
Friday, June 15 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Signs on to Letter Opposing Family Separation at the Border

IPHA Signs on to Letter Opposing Family Separation at the Border

IPHA, along with more than 540 national and state organizations, signed on to a letter calling for the end of the harmful and inhumane practice of separating immigrant children from their parents.
Friday, June 08 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

Report Shows Declining Health of Women and Children in IL

Report Shows Declining Health of Women and Children in IL

See how Illinois fared with the 2018 data update to America’s Health Rankings® Health of Women and Children Report.
Tuesday, March 06 2018 0 Comments

Webinar: Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

Webinar: Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

The webinar is being hosted by the Illinois Public Health Institute as part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Chronic Disease and School Health (CDASH) grant.
Thursday, February 22 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

Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living

Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the CDC created a series of resources to increase healthy lifestyle choices among families.
Wednesday, December 13 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

Webinar: MCH Strategy and Coordination Meeting Overview

Webinar: MCH Strategy and Coordination Meeting Overview

EverThrive IL will be hosting and archiving a webinar that provides a thorough overview of the MCH Strategy and Coordination Meeting that they hosted last July.
Monday, November 27 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

8th Annual ABC Conference

8th Annual ABC Conference

Registration is now open!
Tuesday, October 17 2017 0 Comments

Planting trees for public health

Planting trees for public health

Even as the evidence for the benefits of urban trees mounts, American cities are actually losing trees — even though they are one of the most cost-effective solutions to health issues available to city leaders.
Monday, October 16 2017 0 Comments

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

Learn more about the risks and how childhood obesity can be prevented.
Thursday, September 28 2017 0 Comments

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Since the new presidential administration assumed power this year, USDA has changed its tune on school nutrition guidelines. Experts in public health and nutrition are concerned that the rollbacks could undermine children’s health.
Monday, September 25 2017 0 Comments

FREE Immunization Training

FREE Immunization Training

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) and the Chicago Department of Public Health would like to invite Medical Assistants and Registered Nurses to our annual FREE Immunization Training.
Friday, July 07 2017 0 Comments

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