HIV/STD Conference Poster Preview

HIV/STD Conference Poster Preview

HIV/STD Conference Poster Preview
Friday, October 23 2015 0 Comments

HIV/STD Conference Handouts

HIV/STD Conference Handouts

HIV/STD Conference Handouts
Friday, October 23 2015 0 Comments

Former Peace Corps volunteer to present on HIV stigmas

Former Peace Corps volunteer to present on HIV stigmas

Former Peace Corps volunteer, Larisa Ozeryansky will present on the stigmas that follow HIV positive patients at the Illinois HIV/STD Conference
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

UIH Reference Laboratory offers special testing package

UIH Reference Laboratory offers special testing package

UIH to offer low cost laboratory testing package for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea/Trichomonas.
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

Medicaid Redetermination Process - FAQs

Medicaid Redetermination Process - FAQs

The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH), Shriver Center, EverThrive Illinois and the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago have created this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help enrollment specialists who see clients that have problems with their Medicaid Redeterminations.
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

After-School meals information sessions

After-School meals information sessions

Come learn how you can serve nutritious meals for FREE to all children through the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program At-Risk After-School Meals Program
Thursday, October 22 2015 0 Comments

Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board survey

Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board survey

For those CHWs and stakeholders that were unable to participate in a listening session, there is still an opportunity to provide your input via an online survey.
Thursday, October 22 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

Juan Calderon awarded Local Public Health Champion during Hispanic Heritage Month

Juan Calderon awarded Local Public Health Champion during Hispanic Heritage Month

This year’s Local Public Health Champion for Cook County was our HIV Care Connect Consultant, Juan Calderon.
Wednesday, October 14 2015 0 Comments

Immunization Billing Project generates revenue for local health departments

Immunization Billing Project generates revenue for local health departments

IPHA is very pleased to report that the claims revenue received by the health departments that are participating in the Immunization Billing Project is greatly exceeding expectations.
Tuesday, October 13 2015 0 Comments

The Impact of the Budget Crisis

The Impact of the Budget Crisis

The Adams County Health Department's Administrator recently wrote to Governor Rauner regarding the impact that the budget impasse is having on the ability of local health departments to respond to infectious disease outbreak
Friday, October 09 2015 0 Comments

Archived Webinar: Community Immunization Education Toolkit

Archived Webinar: Community Immunization Education Toolkit

IPHA collaborated with EverThrive Illinois to bring this valuable training resource to local health departments throughout our state through a free webinar training on the Community Immunization Education Curriculum.
Wednesday, October 07 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

IPHNA Legislative Workshop

IPHNA Legislative Workshop

your IPHNA Section leaders, but The Illinois Public Health Nurse Administrators will be hosting a legislative workshop on October 22nd, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm in Springfield.
Wednesday, October 07 2015 0 Comments

IL Community Health Worker Advisory Board Listening Sessions

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.
Friday, October 02 2015 0 Comments

FEMA and Partners Release Second Edition of the National Preparedness Goal

FEMA and Partners Release Second Edition of the National Preparedness Goal

Today, FEMA and its partners released the Second Edition of the National Preparedness Goal. The National Preparedness Goal describes a vision for preparedness nationwide and identifies the core capabilities necessary to achieve that vision across the five mission areas: Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response and Recovery.
Friday, October 02 2015 0 Comments

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

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.
Monday, September 28 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

Viewpoint Online: September 2015

Viewpoint Online: September 2015

IPHA has released the September edition of Viewpoint Online. Check it out for all the latest Association news and photos!
Friday, September 25 2015 0 Comments

Dr. Patricia Canessa appointed to Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Patricia Canessa appointed to Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine

IPHA is pleased to announce that one of its very own staff, Patricia Canessa, PhD, was recently appointed as an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.
Thursday, September 24 2015 0 Comments

Public Health Associations Supporting Local Health Protection Grant Appropriation Bill

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.
Wednesday, September 23 2015 0 Comments

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Monday, September 21 2015 0 Comments

IPHA Testifies to Senate Human Services 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.
Thursday, September 10 2015 0 Comments

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT: Support Senate Bill 2046

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT: Support Senate Bill 2046

Please contact your State Representative and urge him or her to support Senate Bill 2046.
Thursday, September 10 2015 0 Comments

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