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.

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Health Administration Health Education/Promotion Policy & Legislative Committee

ACTION ALERT for SB2178 to fund the Local Public Health Protection Grant

IPHA is working with Senator Steans and Senator Mulroe to introduce legislation that would appropriate General Revenue funds to the Illinois Department of Public Health for the Local Health Protection Grant.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Public Health Associations Supporting Local Health Protection Grant Appropriation Bill

IPHA, along with the Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators, the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium, and the Southern Illinois Public Health Consortium are supporting SB2178, which appropriates $17.1 million in General Revenue Funds to the Illinois Department of Public Health for the Local Health Protection Grant.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Testifies to Senate Human Services Committee

Walt Howe, Administrator of McLean County Health Department and Co-Chair of IPHA’s Policy and Legislative Committee, testified to the Senate Human Services Committee today regarding the impact of the state’s budget impasse on local health departments.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Administration

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT: Support Senate Bill 2046

Please contact your State Representative and urge him or her to support Senate Bill 2046.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

The Capacity of Local Health Departments Diminished by State Budget Crisis

The Capacity of Local Health Departments Diminished by State Budget Crisis

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Media

NACCHO Policy Statement: Public Health, Racism and Police Violence

NACCHO has released a policy statement on Public Health, Racism and Police Violence.

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Health Equity Policy & Legislative Committee Injury Control/EMS

IPHA Week in Review – August 28, 2015

IPHA Week in Review – August 28, 2015

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IL Register Regulatory Update August 21, 2015

IL Register Regulatory Update August 21, 2015

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Administration

The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

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Media Health Administration Health Education/Promotion Press Releases Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Press Releases Health Administration Media

Analysis of IDPH Budget

Analysis of IDPH Budget

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Legislative Week in Review - August 21, 2015

Legislative Week in Review - August 21, 2015

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Illinois Register Update - August 24, 2015

Illinois Register Update - August 24, 2015

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Illinois Register Updates August 17, 2015

Illinois Register Updates August 17, 2015

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Administration

IPHA Sends Joint Organizational Letter to JCAR on Raw Milk Rules

IPHA Sends Joint Organizational Letter to JCAR on Raw Milk Rules

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Media Legislation Press Releases Policy & Legislative Committee

IL Register Regulatory Update for week of July 27, 2015

IL Register Regulatory Update for week of July 27, 2015

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Policy & Legislative Committee

African American Women and Breast Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach

African American Women and Breast Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach

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Media Health Education/Promotion Health Administration Press Releases Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Immunization Billing Project A Success!

IPHA Immunization Billing Project A Success!

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Press Releases Health Education/Promotion Media

Impact of budget impasse on LHDs

Impact of budget impasse on LHDs

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Policy & Legislative Committee

Illinois Register Updates July 17, 2015

Illinois Register Updates July 17, 2015

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

IPHA Week in Review - July 10, 2015

Legislative review

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Budget Resources for Local Health Departments

IPHA has prepared two spreadsheets to display the full IDPH budget and the Grants-In-Aid budget for the Division of Family and Community Services in IDHS.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

2015 Policy Resolutions

In 2015, IPHA general membership adopted three policy resolutions available for download here. Policy resolutions sunset every ten years. An archive of past resolutions will be added to the website soon. For a complete listing of past resolutions or more information on a specific policy resolution, contact the IPHA office at ipha@ipha.com.

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Policy Resolutions Policy & Legislative Committee

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Policy & Legislative Committee

The Policy and Legislative Committee is responsible for the policy development and implementation activities of the Association including health policy, legislation, and resolutions. To request to join this Committee, please email ipha@ipha.com.