WHO Announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Director-General summarizes the outcome of the Emergency Committee on Zika
Monday, February 01 2016 0 Comments

Press Conferences to Discuss Impact of Budget Impasse on Human Services

Press Conferences to Discuss Impact of Budget Impasse on Human Services

A series of press conferences will be held during the next week to discuss the impact of the budget impasse on public health and other human services providers.
Tuesday, January 19 2016 0 Comments

Capacity of Local Health Departments at the Breaking Point

Capacity of Local Health Departments at the Breaking Point

More than 5.5 million people – two of every five Illinoisans – are served by local health departments that are struggling to serve their communities due to the budget impasse.
Friday, January 08 2016 0 Comments

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is Illinois?

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is Illinois?

The annual America’s Health Rankings report, published by the United Health Foundation was released this week.
Friday, December 11 2015 0 Comments

IPHA and House Bill 500: Improving Access to Oral Health Care in Illinois

IPHA and House Bill 500: Improving Access to Oral Health Care in Illinois

Senator Haine sponsored bill to provide better access to dental care for underprivileged children
Wednesday, December 09 2015 0 Comments

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding.

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding.

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding. Thanks to all the local health departments for their efforts.
Wednesday, November 11 2015 0 Comments

Public Health Leaders Call on State to Address Public Health Funding Crisis

Public Health Leaders Call on State to Address Public Health Funding Crisis

Press conferences held in Springfield and Chicago to urge General Assembly to pass and Governor to sign SB2178 or HB4311
Friday, November 06 2015 0 Comments

Local agencies speak out regarding impact of budget impasse

Local agencies speak out regarding impact of budget impasse

IPHA members reach out to the Governor and their local legislators to make your voice heard regarding the impact the budget impasse is having on public health services!
Monday, October 19 2015 0 Comments

Komen invests more than $700,000 in Illinois for research projects

Komen invests more than $700,000 in Illinois for research projects

In Illinois, more than $700,000 will be invested into projects that will further understanding of breast cancer metastasis and risk, and support other advances in breast cancer research.
Wednesday, October 07 2015 0 Comments

STI Lab Processing Agreement

STI Lab Processing Agreement

IPHA is pleased to announce an agreement with Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (MDL), that will offer Illinois local health departments and state clinics special discounted pricing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) lab processing.
Monday, September 28 2015 0 Comments

ICD 10 Conversion

ICD 10 Conversion

Notice from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services regarding the conversion to ICD 10 on October 1, 2015
Monday, September 28 2015 0 Comments

Thousands to remember 9/11 through day of service

Thousands to remember 9/11 through day of service

ach year, through the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, thousands of Illinois volunteers join Americans across the nation in tribute to those we lost.
Wednesday, September 09 2015 0 Comments

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs
Monday, August 31 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Congratulates IDPH on PHAB Accreditation

IPHA Congratulates IDPH on PHAB Accreditation

IPHA Congratulates IDPH on PHAB Accreditation
Thursday, August 27 2015 0 Comments

The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum
Monday, August 24 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner
Monday, August 24 2015 0 Comments

IDPH Achieves PHAB Accreditation

IDPH Achieves PHAB Accreditation

Illinois is one of 8 states to obtain national public health accreditation
Tuesday, August 18 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Sends Joint Organizational Letter to JCAR on Raw Milk Rules

IPHA Sends Joint Organizational Letter to JCAR on Raw Milk Rules

IPHA Sends Joint Organizational Letter to JCAR on Raw Milk Rules
Wednesday, July 29 2015 0 Comments

African American Women and Breast Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach

African American Women and Breast Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach

African American Women and Breast Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach
Monday, July 27 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Immunization Billing Project A Success!

IPHA Immunization Billing Project A Success!

IPHA Immunization Billing Project A Success!
Monday, July 27 2015 0 Comments

HR 535 adopted in honor of Gary Robinson's retirement

HR 535 adopted in honor of Gary Robinson's retirement

House Resolution 535 recently adopted by the Illinois House which congratulates long time IPHA member, Gary Robinson on his retirement after 38 years
Thursday, July 02 2015 0 Comments

Barb Hohlt announced as the new Executive Director of the St. Clair County Health Department

Barb Hohlt announced as the new Executive Director of the St. Clair County Health Department

Board Names Barbara A. Hohlt Executive Director of St. Clair County Health Department
Thursday, July 02 2015 0 Comments

Resignation of Kevin Hutchison, St. Clair County Health Department

Resignation of Kevin Hutchison, St. Clair County Health Department

Resignation of Kevin Hutchison, St. Clair County Health Department
Friday, April 24 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Director of Public Policy, Ralph Schubert, receives The Friend of Children Award

IPHA Director of Public Policy, Ralph Schubert, receives The Friend of Children Award

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois recognized Ralph Schubert, lifelong advocate for children, as this year’s winner of the Friend of Children Award.
Thursday, March 05 2015 0 Comments

Press Release: Fire service, law enforcement, and public health officials oppose legalization of fireworks

Press Release: Fire service, law enforcement, and public health officials oppose legalization of fireworks

IPHA joined fire service, law enforcement, and public health officials along with legislators, physicians and burn survivors gathered at the State Capitol to kick-off Burn Awareness Week and educate the best public policy to prevent burn injuries.
Thursday, March 05 2015 0 Comments

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