Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.

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Epidemiology and Health Statistics

IDPH Posts Most Recent CDC Legionnaires’ Disease Report

IDPH has posted the most recent CDC report addressing the Legionnaires’ disease cases at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ)

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Legionnaires Epidemiology and Health Statistics Press Releases

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015

The CDC Report contains data on racial and ethnic disparities in health, health access, and health-related behavior among rural US adult populations.

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Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity Health Disparities Rural 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

OMH Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available

The widget provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips

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Data Health Disparities Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives

Recent CDC study published in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child’s risk of dying from influenza.

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Vaccines Nurse Administrators Epidemiology and Health Statistics Nursing Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Influenza

Epidemic Intelligence Service Call for Applications

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) applications for the Class of 2018 just opened and will be open until June 30, 2017.

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Epidemiology and Health Statistics

IDPH News Release IDPH Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

IDPH is reporting six cases of Seoul virus in individuals who had direct exposure to rats in two different Illinois ratteries.

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Seoul Virus Media Epidemiology and Health Statistics Press Releases

The Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials

Join SCDAI for the launch event of the #BeAGift Campaign

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Health Equity Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics Diseases

CDC Awards $16 Million to States and Territories to Fight Zika

Funding provided for states and territories to respond to the emerging threat, quickly identify cases of microcephaly and other adverse birth outcomes linked to Zika, and refer infants and families to services

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Zika Epidemiology and Health Statistics Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Press Releases Diseases IDPH CDC Funding

Public Health News Stories of Interest

News stories of interest include study on poor physical fitness, World Hepatitis Day, and viral hepatitis

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Diseases Hepatitis Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics

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 Family Planning Environmental Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Education/Promotion

Zika Preparedness and Response: A Public Health and Legal Perspective

Webinar addresses the role of law and policy in Zika preparedness and response

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Policy & Legislative Committee Epidemiology and Health Statistics Webinar Emergency Preparedness and Response Zika APHA CDC

Create customized maps with the heart disease and stroke data you choose

CDC’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, an online mapping tool, documents geographic disparities in heart disease and stroke.

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Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity

CDC Health Advisory: Interim Guidelines for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

CDC is issuing advisory as a strong reminder to be aware of and adhere to current recommendations for preventing sexual transmission of Zika virus

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Zika Press Releases Epidemiology and Health Statistics CDC Sexual Health

HMPRG to hold forum on Reforming Illinois’ Public Health Data Systems

This event, held on March 4, 2016, will explore what issues are not being adequately addressed and how Illinois can better use data to make progress on health inequities.

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Health Administration Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity

Zika Virus Briefing for Obstetrical Providers Rescheduled

IDPH reschedules Zika virus briefing due to technical difficulties

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Zika Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics

Population Health Inquiry Webinar

Join this webinar for a discussion on population health inquiries outcomes on February 23.

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Population Health Webinar Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Administration Health Education/Promotion

Asthma Burden Update on the Cost of Asthma

IDPH has announced the availability of a new asthma burden document on cost.

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

Zika Declared International Public Health Emergency

ublic health workers in the Americas and beyond are on alert, following evidence that Zika may be linked to serious birth defects.

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

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

World AIDS Day is December 1st

CDC's Act Against AIDS Campaign provides ways to commemorate World AIDS Day

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Media Health Equity Health Education/Promotion HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Health Statistics

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Epidemiology and Health Statistics

The Epidemiology and Health Statistics Section allows for the exchange of ideas, promotes the incorporation of epidemiology principles to public health problems and programs, fosters the development and use of epidemiologists, provides expert consultation to the IPHA on pertinent issues, and assists in the implementation of Association policy where applicable.