East St. Louis Thanksgiving Food Giveaway & Resource Fair

Molina Healthcare and New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church have partnered together to host a Thanksgiving Food Giveaway & Resource Fair.

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Health Equity Food and Nutrition

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the House Farm Bill

Farm Bill proposal’s SNAP changes would increase hunger, harm public health.

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Action Alert Policy & Legislative Committee Food and Nutrition Legislation

Webinar: Worksite Wellness Nutrition: Resources and Illinois Case Studies

The webinar is being hosted by the Illinois Public Health Institute as part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Chronic Disease and School Health (CDASH) grant.

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Worksite Wellness Food and Nutrition Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Webinar

Food Program Legislative and Proposed Rule Change Guidance

The following two memos entitled, "Food Program Legislative Changes Guidance" and "Food Program Rule Changes Guidance" have been released from IDPH.

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Food and Nutrition Policy & Legislative Committee Food Safety

Building a Foundation for Healthy Active Living

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the CDC created a series of resources to increase healthy lifestyle choices among families.

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Food and Nutrition Health Education/Promotion

The Role of IT in Helping Social Workers Serve Rural Communities

The overwhelmingly urban concentration of social work professionals leaves individuals and families in geographically less-populated areas inadequately covered by critical social support systems.

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Rural Health Workforce Development Social Workers Food and Nutrition

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

Learn more about the risks and how childhood obesity can be prevented.

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Childhood Obesity Month Health Education/Promotion Health Equity Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Food and Nutrition

Rollbacks to school meal nutrition threatening health

Since the new presidential administration assumed power this year, USDA has changed its tune on school nutrition guidelines. Experts in public health and nutrition are concerned that the rollbacks could undermine children’s health.

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Food and Nutrition Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health School Health

2017 CCDPH Food Summit

Join Cook County Department of Public Health at the 2017 Food Summit, September 29-30, 2017.

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Food and Nutrition

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

SNAP for Enrollment Assisters Webinar

This webinar will address opportunities, challenges, and resources for assisting individuals with enrolling in SNAP.

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Food and Nutrition Webinar everthrive

IPHA Executive Director writes newspaper column on the benefits of a sugary drink tax

Read newspaper story by Tom Hughes published in State-Journal Register.

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Sugary Drinks Media Food and Nutrition Health Administration Health Education/Promotion

Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest

Enter the Healthy Holiday Drinks Facebook Contest by December 16 for a Chance to Win an AHA Prize Pack!

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Media Food and Nutrition Health Education/Promotion American Heart Association

Save the date for the 2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit to be held in Chicago

he 2016 Change Institute: A Food Summit will focus on understanding the impact of food on population health. This two day meeting will take place in Maywood, IL on Friday, September 30 through Saturday October 1.

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Food and Nutrition

CCHHS SYSTEM NEWS, Community Edition (July 2016) - Cook County Health & Hospitals System

Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Newsletter, Community Edition (July 2016)

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Health Education/Promotion Food and Nutrition Injury Control/EMS

HEAL Act Updates

Progress advocating for the Healthy Eating Active Living proposal with news story and fact sheet

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Media Policy & Legislative Committee Food and Nutrition Legislation Health Education/Promotion HEAL Act

Summer Foodservice Program (SFSP) Opportunity

There are 37 counties in the state without SFSP. The Commission to End Hunger is seeking partners in the counties who could potentially serve as SFSP sponsors as soon as Summer 2016.

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Food and Nutrition Health Administration

Talking Points for IL Adoption of the 2013 FDA Model Food Code

In receipt of comments from the First Notice period for the proposed amendments to the Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code [77 Ill. Adm. Code 750] to adopt the 2013 FDA Model Food Code, the Illinois Department of Public Health has pulled together talking points in an effort to assist with discussions and to provide answers to some questions raised.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Food and Nutrition

Check Illinois' ratings for 10 policies/practices in CDC’s Prevention Status Reports

The CDC's Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to address 10 important public health problems.

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Family Planning Policy & Legislative Committee HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Food and Nutrition Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Injury Control/EMS Health Education/Promotion Behavioral Health

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

Archived Webinar - Emerging Trends in Nutrition: How it has changed over time

View the webinar held on 12/8/15 - Emerging Trends in Nutrition: How it has changed over time

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Food and Nutrition Webinar

Make 2016 your healthiest year yet!

Find ways to boost your health and well-being, and be an inspiration.

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Family Planning Injury Control/EMS Food and Nutrition Health Education/Promotion

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