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 EPA Announces New 12-Week Engineering, Science and Law Internship Program

IEPA has announced a new internship program which seeks engineering, chemistry, natural science, and law students interested in pursuing a career in public service.

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Environmental Health Academia Student

Environmental Justice Grants Opportunity

The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities.

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Funding Health Equity Environmental Health Grant Opportunity

New APHA Health Equity fact sheet

"Creating the Healthiest Nation: Water and Health Equity” is the latest release in APHA’s series of fact sheets on health equity.

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Health Equity Environmental Health APHA

APHA Accepting Applications: Student Champions for Climate Justice Award

APHA's Center for Climate, Health and Equity will select up to five college or university students or student groups to create a Campus Experience during National Public Health Week (April 6-12, 2020).

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APHA Environmental Health Climate Change

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Illinois for 2019

IDPH is reporting the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Illinois for 2019.

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West Nile Environmental Health Health Administration

Urge your members of Congress to support the Climate Action Now Act

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act.

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Environmental Health Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation APHA

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present a live conversation on Climate Changes Health Equity on June 28 from 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET.

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Webinar Environmental Health Health Equity Climate Change

Nominate Illinois Volunteers for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

Anyone can nominate an individual community member in various categories including youth, adult, senior/retiree, AmeriCorps member, and Senior Corps member for their volunteer service efforts in 2017.

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Environmental Health Health Administration Awards AmeriCorps Volunteers Emergency Preparedness and Response Senior Health Serve Illinois Medical Reserve Corps Veterans

BRACE project educational videos on climate change

Check out 2 new videos on "How Climate Change is Affecting Health of the People in Illinois" and "Climate Change, Public Health, and Preparing for More Extreme Weather".

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Climate Change Health Education/Promotion Environmental Health

Feb 20th IRHA Ameren Webinar on Saving Energy Costs

Learn about cash incentives and opportunities to lower your facilities’ energy costs.

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Environmental Health Health Administration Webinar Energy Rural Health

President’s Task Force on Children’s Environmental Health Seeks Input to Federal Lead Strategy

The Interagency President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children is developing a new Federal Lead Strategy and seeks stakeholder input to ensure the strategy is comprehensive and inclusive.

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Environmental Health Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Injury Control/EMS

Planting trees for public health

Even as the evidence for the benefits of urban trees mounts, American cities are actually losing trees — even though they are one of the most cost-effective solutions to health issues available to city leaders.

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Environmental Health

Post-Irma health concerns

Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns

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Emergency Preparedness and Response Environmental Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics

Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief phase when the moon entirely eclipses the sun. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters.

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Environmental Health Injury Control/EMS Eclipse

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Due to the increase in pests and disease resulting from climate change, reducing risk to agriculture and ensuring a safe and abundant food system are imperative.

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Climate Change Food Safety Food and Nutrition Environmental Health

APHA Webinar: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System- June 8

This webinar will bring to life the Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System report compiled by the National Environmental Health Partnership Council – a group of environmental health thought leaders.

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Environmental Health Webinar APHA

Holiday Recycling and Waste Reduction Tips

Continue to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Over the Holiday Season!

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Environmental Health Health Education/Promotion

Local Health Protection Grant Fact Sheet

IPHA has created a fact sheet on the Local Health Protection Grant Data for FY'15.

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Budget Local Health Departments Environmental Health Diseases

Zika Toolkit Webinar for Healthcare Providers

DHHS, OPA, will hold a webinar on July 13, 2016, at 1 p.m. ET to introduce this toolkit to a broad audience of Title X and other providers of family planning services.

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Environmental Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Education/Promotion Family Planning

Illinois Register, Volume 40, Issue 19, May 6, 2016

The following regulatory actions pertaining to public health were published in on Friday, May 6 in the ILLINOIS REGISTER – VOLUME 40 – ISSUE 19

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Local Health Departments Nursing Policy & Legislative Committee Environmental Health Health Administration

Illinois Register Volume 40, Issue 5

The following actions pertaining to public health were published in the January 29th, 2016 issue of the Illinois Register

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Environmental Health Food and Nutrition

WHO Announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Director-General summarizes the outcome of the Emergency Committee on Zika

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Zika Media Health Education/Promotion Press Releases Epidemiology and Health Statistics Environmental Health Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health

Zika Virus Information

IPHA provides information on the Zika virus and mosquito bite prevention

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Zika Health Education/Promotion Environmental Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics

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