Message from Executive Director - October 26, 2020

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes

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Message From Executive Director

51 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

Number of counties increases from 34 last week

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COVID-19

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

Message from Executive Director - October 19, 2020

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes

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Message From Executive Director

Are you ready to support impacted children and families? Learn about becoming a Community Health Worker

Explore and expand your career in community health. Attend an information session.

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Academia Health Education/Promotion Student Community Health Worker

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Webinar - Teen Drivers: Why are They at Risk and What Can We Do to Lower Their Risk?

Free webinar on October 28th, 10:00am

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Webinar Injury Control/EMS

APHA New Advancing Racial Equity Webinar: Housing is a Human Right

This webinar will discuss structural racism in housing.

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Health Equity APHA Webinar

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

NACCHO Funding Opportunities

NACCHO announces two funding opportunities to local health departments (LHDs).

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Health Administration Grant Opportunity

Message from Executive Director - October 12, 2020

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes

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Message From Executive Director

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

NACCHO Highlights Needed Supports for Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

Targeted funding and policy changes needed as Congress continues to negotiate next emergency supplemental package

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Health Administration COVID-19

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

APHA Legislative Update - October

Latest legislative news from APHA

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Policy & Legislative Committee APHA

Healthy People 2030 charts new course for nation

Newest edition shares 355 measurable, streamlined objectives

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APHA Health Administration Healthy People 2030

Message from Executive Director - October 5, 2020

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes

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Message From Executive Director

Illinois Department of Public Health Issues COVID-19 Halloween Festivities Guidance

The 3 W’s still apply – Wash your hands. Watch your distance. Wear your mask.

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COVID-19

Provider Notice - HFS CARES Portal is Open for Funding Applications

The HFS CARES Portal will be open from 8:00 a.m. today, September 29, 2020, through 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

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Health Administration Funding COVID-19

New Virtual and Online Options for All Parents to Check Car Seats During Pandemic

While in-person car seat check education is not possible in most areas due to the current pandemic, many Safe Kids coalitions and other safety partners are offering multiple options for parents to learn virtually.

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Injury Control/EMS Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health

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

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year from September 15 to October 15. Learn abotu resources available.

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Health Education/Promotion Health Equity

How Health Departments Can Address Police Violence As a Public Health Issue

This resource includes 5 recommendations and specific actions for health departments to take to help end police violence.

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Injury Control/EMS Health Equity Violence Prevention

IDCFS releases new poster for Protecting our Children

To ensure that everyone knows how to contact the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline to report suspected child abuse or neglect, the IDCFS has created a new Protecting Children is a Responsibility we all Share poster,

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health COVID-19

APHA Webinar: Using Healthy People to Address Social Determinants of Health and Achieve Health Equity

Webinar discussing how local governments, non-profits and national organizations have used Healthy People in the past and how they can use Healthy People 2030 to address the social determinants of health in their communities.

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Health Equity Webinar APHA

Message from Executive Director - September 28, 2020

Weekly Message from Executive Director Tom Hughes

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Message From Executive Director

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