Gov. Pritzker, IDPH Announce Winter Safety Guidelines for Recreational Sports Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated Guidance Reflects Risks Associated with High-Contact Indoor Sports as Second Wave of Pandemic Spreads Throughout State

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COVID-19 Press Releases

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Calls for Applications for CARES Payments

Illinois Medicaid Providers Encouraged to Apply Before Oct. 31 Deadline

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Press Releases COVID-19

First Human West Nile Virus Death in Illinois for 2020

A Chicago resident who became ill in mid-September and tested positive for West Nile virus has died.

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West Nile Press Releases Epidemiology and Health Statistics Environmental Health

Illinois State Museum to Host Social Justice in Museums Series

Thought leaders discuss how museums can cultivate cultural change and healing

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Press Releases Health Equity

Gov. Pritzker Proposes Principles to Build a More Equitable Criminal Justice System

Criminal Justice Reform Principles Aim to Modernize Criminal Code, End Cycles of Recidivism, and Increase Police Accountability

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Health Equity Press Releases

llinois HIV Care Connect Introduces “Speaking Up About HIV Stigma” Campaign

The campaign features persons living with HIV speaking frankly about HIV stigma, how it has affected their lives, and what they believe needs to be done to overcome HIV stigma in society.

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Press Releases HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis

Gov. Pritzker Appoints Tom Hughes to Adult Use Cannabis Health Advisory Committee

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced new appointments in his administration.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Press Releases

IPHA Statement on Proposed IDPH Rules on Face Coverings

IPHA Statement on Proposed IDPH Rules on Face Coverings

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IDPH COVID-19 Press Releases

IPHA Releases Statement on Public Health Crisis of Racism and Violence

The Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) released the following statement on Wednesday, June 3:

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Equity Press Releases Racism Violence Prevention

Gov. Pritzker Kicks Off ‘All in Illinois’ to Reinforce State’s Stay at Home Message

PSA Videos from Illinois Celebrities Remind Everyone We Are ‘All In’ This Together

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Press Releases

Gov. Pritzker Announces Extension of Stay at Home Order, Suspension of On-Site Learning in Schools Through April

Governor JB Pritzker announced that he will sign a 30-day extension of the state’s disaster proclamation on April 1.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Press Releases

Gov. Pritzker Announces Measures to Continue Supporting Working Families, People Experiencing Homelessness and Child Care Providers

Governor Pritzker announced increases in SNAP benefits, funding to support people experiencing homelessness, and a stipend to child care providers who have provided child care to essential workers during this crisis.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Health Administration Press Releases Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health

IEMA, NWS Develop Severe Weather Sheltering Guidance to Address COVID-19 Concerns

Press Release in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommended social distancing parameters and how that affects people who rely on public sheltering from tornadoes.

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Emergency Preparedness and Response Press Releases Coronavirus COVID-19

IPHA donates 30,000 gloves to statewide healthcare providers in the fight against COVID-19.

The PPE will be distributed to frontline providers through IPHA’s partnership with the IEMA.

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Press Releases Health Administration Coronavirus COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker Announces Partnership with Manufacturing and Biotech Industries to Produce Life-Saving Supplies in Illinois

Separately, State Has Ordered 2.5 Million N95 Masks, 1 Million Surgical Masks, Among Other Supplies; Governor Calls for Federal Activation of Defense Production Act

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Press Releases COVID-19

IDPH Enforcement Statement for EO 2020-10

The Governor of Illinois has proclaimed COVID-19 to be a state disaster and declared all counties in the state as a disaster area.

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Press Releases IDPH COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker Announces Series of New Measures to Help Illinoisans Affected by COVID-19

Governor Announces Sales Tax Deferral for Bars and Restaurants, SBA Loan Eligibility, New Grocery Hours for Seniors, Expanded Health Care Services

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Press Releases COVID-19

IDHS announces modifications and closures of IDHS offices to follow health and safety guidelines for COVID-19

Family Community Resource Centers remain open with reduced public-facing staff, Division of Rehabilitation Services’ Offices are closed with staff still providing all services remotely

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COVID-19 Press Releases

IDHS Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

The first day to complete the 2020 Census online will be tomorrow, March 12th on my2020census.gov

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Health Administration Press Releases Census 2020

Public Health Officials Announce Fifth Case of Coronavirus Disease in Illinois

The fifth individual is a Cook County resident in his 20s who flew into Chicago O’Hare Airport earlier this month after traveling to Italy.

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Press Releases Epidemiology and Health Statistics Coronavirus

Illinois Authorized to Continue Testing for Novel Coronavirus

In-State Testing for Coronavirus in Illinois Not Impacted by Issues in Other States

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Press Releases Health Administration Epidemiology and Health Statistics Coronavirus

Illinois First State to Test for Novel Coronavirus

IDPH is now able to conduct testing for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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Coronavirus Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Administration Press Releases

Illinois HIV Care Connect Encourages All Young People to Take the Y.O.U.T.H. Quiz

Those taking the quiz will be directed to educational content to learn more and will earn a chance to win a $25 VISA gift card.

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Press Releases

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

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Media Press Releases Health Administration

Gov. Pritzker Signs Executive Order Strengthening Workforce Training in Growing Industries

Governor JB Pritzker signed an executive order ensuring workforce development funding is directed to growing industries that will create the jobs of the future.

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Press Releases Workforce Development State of Illinois

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