Elwood launches regional safety campaign in response to high truck traffic

Elwood launches regional safety campaign in response to high truck traffic

Overwhelming truck traffic for Will County intermodal centers needs comprehensive solution, officials and residents say.
Thursday, December 10 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

Update on IPHA's Advocacy Efforts Regarding the Budget Impasse

Update on IPHA's Advocacy Efforts Regarding the Budget Impasse

Read a brief letter from the IPHA President on recent advocacy efforts regarding the budget impasse.
Wednesday, December 09 2015 0 Comments

IPHA negotiates agreement with CDD to offer diagnostic testing at discounted costs

IPHA negotiates agreement with CDD to offer diagnostic testing at discounted costs

IPHA is pleased to announce an agreement with Center for Disease Detection (CDD), that will offer Illinois local health departments and state clinics special discounted pricing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) and other diagnostic testing.
Wednesday, December 09 2015 0 Comments

LHD Fiscal Impact Survey - Part 2

LHD Fiscal Impact Survey - Part 2

IPHA is conducting a survey to update our information about the impact that the state budget impasse is having on local health departments.
Friday, December 04 2015 0 Comments

CDC Coalition Urges Legislators to Fund Programs at Recommended Level

CDC Coalition Urges Legislators to Fund Programs at Recommended Level

IPHA and numerous other health agencies across the nation submit letter to legislators in Washington DC
Wednesday, December 02 2015 0 Comments

AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

AmeriCorps Member Applications Being Accepted

IPHA's AmeriCorps Program is looking for individuals to serve a 7 month term of service that starts in January
Wednesday, December 02 2015 0 Comments

World AIDS Day is December 1st

World AIDS Day is December 1st

CDC's Act Against AIDS Campaign provides ways to commemorate World AIDS Day
Monday, November 30 2015 0 Comments

Vaccinate IL Week Webinar

Vaccinate IL Week Webinar

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics will be presenting a webinar on the importance of flu vaccine.
Wednesday, November 18 2015 0 Comments

Healthy People 2020 webinar: Empowering people to manage their diabetes

Healthy People 2020 webinar: Empowering people to manage their diabetes

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Thursday, December 10 for a webinar highlighting evidence-based resources and strategies focused on diabetes self-management education.
Wednesday, November 18 2015 0 Comments

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities? At a recent session of the APHA in Chicago, researchers and scientists discussed the causes.
Monday, November 16 2015 0 Comments

IPHA holds quarterly Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting on the Immunization Billing Project

IPHA holds quarterly Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting on the Immunization Billing Project

IPHA holds quarterly Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting on the Immunization Billing Project
Friday, November 13 2015 0 Comments

Six Counties Pass the Quarter-Million Dollar Revenue Mark from Commercial Billing in Four Months!

Six Counties Pass the Quarter-Million Dollar Revenue Mark from Commercial Billing in Four Months!

Six Counties Pass the Quarter-Million Dollar Revenue Mark from Commercial Billing in Four Months!
Friday, November 13 2015 0 Comments

IPHA meets with Christian County to discuss the budget crisis.

IPHA meets with Christian County to discuss the budget crisis.

IPHA Executive Director meets with Christian County Administrator Nancy Martin, Rep. Avery Bourne and Christian County Board of Health to discuss the budget crisis.
Friday, November 13 2015 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund - 2017 - Request for Proposal has been published

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund - 2017 - Request for Proposal has been published

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund - 2017 - Request for Proposal has been published. Applications must be submitted electronically via EGrAMS on or before 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 30, 2016.
Friday, November 13 2015 0 Comments

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Submits Recommendations to HHS Regarding Affordable Care Act

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Submits Recommendations to HHS Regarding Affordable Care Act

AFC provides comments to help make sure anti-discrimination is a reality for all people, especially those living with HIV/AIDS
Thursday, November 12 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

AmeriCorps Host Site Applications Being Accepted

AmeriCorps Host Site Applications Being Accepted

IPHA is looking for health agencies to host half-time AmeriCorps Members
Wednesday, November 11 2015 0 Comments

November is National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month

Office of Minority Health celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November 2015 newsletter
Tuesday, November 10 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

2008 - 2013 Policy Resolutions Archive

2008 - 2013 Policy Resolutions Archive

A complete listing of past resolutions through 2008 to 2013
Friday, November 06 2015 0 Comments

IPHA President provides Welcoming Remarks During APHA's Annual Meeting

IPHA President provides Welcoming Remarks During APHA's Annual Meeting

IPHA President provides Welcoming Remarks During APHA's Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 03 2015 0 Comments

Your support is needed for petition to urge Governor to pass a BUDGET!

Your support is needed for petition to urge Governor to pass a BUDGET!

Sign online to support IPHA's petition to urge the Governor to pass a budget in Illinois to protect our public health services.
Monday, November 02 2015 0 Comments

HIV/STD Conference Evaluation and App

HIV/STD Conference Evaluation and App

HIV/STD Conference Evaluation
Thursday, October 29 2015 0 Comments

Message from IPHA President Miriam Link-Mullison regarding APHA Annual Meeting

Message from IPHA President Miriam Link-Mullison regarding APHA Annual Meeting

A quick update on happenings at APHA next week
Wednesday, October 28 2015 0 Comments

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