Gov. Pritzker Appoints IDHS, IDNR, IDFPR Leadership

Gov. Pritzker Appoints IDHS, IDNR, IDFPR Leadership

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announces more personnel appointments
Wednesday, February 20 2019 0 Comments

Illinois awarded $29 million to fight opioid crisis

Illinois awarded $29 million to fight opioid crisis

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is receiving nearly $29 million in new federal funding to help the state fight the opioid crisis.
Friday, September 21 2018 0 Comments

Senator Duckworth & Congressmen Davis and Hultgren Respond to IPHA’s Immigrant Crisis Letter

Senator Duckworth & Congressmen Davis and Hultgren Respond to IPHA’s Immigrant Crisis Letter

Senator Duckworth & Congressmen Davis and Hultgren Respond to IPHA’s Immigrant Crisis Letter
Monday, August 20 2018 0 Comments

IDPH Receives Massive Donation For Synthetic Cannabinoids Treatment

IDPH Receives Massive Donation For Synthetic Cannabinoids Treatment

IDPH has been working with the Bausch Foundation to secure a donation of nearly 800,000 tablets of vitamin K. The tablets will provide treatment for people who have suffered severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids laced with rat poison.
Monday, April 23 2018 0 Comments

Governor issues a proclamation declaring April 2-8, 2018 as Public Health Week in Illinois

Governor issues a proclamation declaring April 2-8, 2018 as Public Health Week in Illinois

Download the proclamation and use in your local efforts in honor of National Public Health Week.
Sunday, April 01 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First has launched two media campaigns that are designed to address two issues related to opioid crisis.
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

IPHA member and author Rev. Doris Green’s newly released “Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” details the mission of an evangelist to reach the incarcerated.

IPHA member and author Rev. Doris Green’s newly released “Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” details the mission of an evangelist to reach the incarcerated.

“Don't Wait Until The Battle Is Over: Shout Victory Now!” from Christian Faith Publishing author Rev. Doris Green tells the story of one evangelist’s mission to reach the forgotten and hurting populations of the Illinois prison system. It is the story of how a liberatory prison ministry was built, and a record of the painstaking process through which incarcerated people make amends.
Thursday, February 01 2018 0 Comments

APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

Racism, he says, is a “historical fact — a reality that we live in.”
Wednesday, January 24 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Participates in Getting to Zero Town Hall Meeting

IPHA Participates in Getting to Zero Town Hall Meeting

About 40 community members attended this forum to discuss how Illinois can get to zero new HIV infections in the state by 2027.
Wednesday, January 24 2018 0 Comments

Top 10 public health news stories of 2017

Top 10 public health news stories of 2017

APHA has ranked their blog's 10 most-read public health news stories of 2017.
Thursday, January 04 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Executive Director writes newspaper column on the benefits of a sugary drink tax

IPHA Executive Director writes newspaper column on the benefits of a sugary drink tax

Read newspaper story by Tom Hughes published in State-Journal Register.
Monday, May 08 2017 0 Comments

Statement from Governor Regarding American Healthcare Act

Statement from Governor Regarding American Healthcare Act

Governor Bruce Rauner has released a statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the American Healthcare Act.
Friday, May 05 2017 0 Comments

Submit Your Vote for the 'I am Public Health' Student Photo Contest!

Submit Your Vote for the 'I am Public Health' Student Photo Contest!

View the photos on the IPHA Facebook page and 'like' your favorite photo by April 9!
Thursday, April 06 2017 0 Comments

NPHW 'I am Public Health' Student Photo Contest

NPHW 'I am Public Health' Student Photo Contest

We are looking for students to submit a photo that represents the theme ‘I am Public Health’. All individual students that submit a photo by the April 5 deadline will have a chance to win a free registration to the IPHA 76th Annual Meeting!
Monday, April 03 2017 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Members to Celebrate National Public Health Week

AmeriCorps Members to Celebrate National Public Health Week

IPHA AmeriCorps Members will implement special activities in their host site communities in honor of National Public Health Week
Monday, April 03 2017 0 Comments

Governor Issues Proclamation for Public Health Week in Illinois: April 3-9, 2017!

Governor Issues Proclamation for Public Health Week in Illinois: April 3-9, 2017!

Governor Rauner has issued a proclamation declaring April 3-9, 2017 as Public Health Week in Illinois.
Monday, March 27 2017 0 Comments

Join Us for a Chat about Sugar

Join Us for a Chat about Sugar

Join us for a chat about sugar
Tuesday, February 28 2017 0 Comments

IDPH News Release IDPH Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

IDPH News Release IDPH Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

IDPH is reporting six cases of Seoul virus in individuals who had direct exposure to rats in two different Illinois ratteries.
Friday, January 20 2017 0 Comments

Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest

Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest

Enter the Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest by December 16 for a Chance to Win an AHA Prize Pack!
Friday, December 16 2016 0 Comments

Public Health Thank You Day

Public Health Thank You Day

Public Health Thank You Day salutes those whose work has made a difference in protecting the health of Americans.
Monday, November 21 2016 0 Comments

Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act & Birth-Control Access Expansion

Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act & Birth-Control Access Expansion

Information on health care 'right of conscience' law and birth-control law
Wednesday, August 03 2016 0 Comments

Chicago Tribune Article on Budget Impasse Effects on HIV in Illinois (featuring IPHA)

Chicago Tribune Article on Budget Impasse Effects on HIV in Illinois (featuring IPHA)

Jeffery Erdman provides comments on budget impasse effects on HIV programs
Tuesday, July 05 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

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

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