Register for Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance virtual summit this year on December 9...NO COST

Check out the agenda for the MIPA summit – a free event on Wednesday, Dec 9 from 8a-12:45p (Central) –

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Injury Control/EMS Violence Prevention Workforce Development

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

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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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Injury Control/EMS

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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Violence Prevention Injury Control/EMS Health Equity

New State Fact Sheets on Alcohol-impaired Driving

CDC released new state-based fact sheets on alcohol-impaired driving deaths and an overview of proven strategies to reduce or prevent alcohol-impaired driving.

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Injury Control/EMS Health Education/Promotion

Safe States RFP - Evaluating the Effect Of COVID-19 on Injury and Violence Prevention Efforts

Safe States is requesting proposals for a qualified evaluation consultant to conduct a series of activities to evaluate the implications and effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and corresponding injury and violence prevention (IVP) response efforts

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Funding Health Administration Injury Control/EMS Grant Opportunity

Illinois Violent Death Reporting System Data Request Tutorial

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago put together a short tutorial on how you can access IVDRS data.

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Data Epidemiology and Health Statistics Injury Control/EMS

Making Illinois Safer - Strategic Plan Released

Making Illinois Safer - Strategic Plan Released

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Injury Control/EMS IDPH

Webinar on Preventing Targeted Violence: START's CVE Training

Join the next Preventing Targeted Violence Webinar to hear about the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) training.

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Webinar Emergency Preparedness and Response Injury Control/EMS

Suicide, opioids tied to ongoing fall in US life expectancy

APHA's publication, The Nation's Health, February/March 2019 issue, featured article

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Injury Control/EMS Epidemiology and Health Statistics Behavioral Health Opioids Suicide Prevention

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week - promotional tools

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week - promotional tools

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Injury Control/EMS

Regional Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training

AMSR is a one-day training workshop for behavioral health professionals. The 6.5-hour training program is based on the latest research and designed to help participants provide safer suicide care.

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Injury Control/EMS Behavioral Health Continuing Education Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training for Behavioral Health Professionals Suicide Prevention

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Newsletter

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Newsletter

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IDPH Injury Control/EMS

Chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing an online Poison Prevention Education Course

Get entered for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing the IL Poison Center's online Poison Prevention Education Course

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Injury Control/EMS Health Education/Promotion

GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH PROJECT

As THE voice of public health in Illinois, IPHA is approaching gun violence as a public health crisis, similar to an infectious disease, spreading to epidemic proportions in many communities and requiring urgent responses.

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Gun Violence Injury Control/EMS

Webinar: Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide

DHHS will host a webinar on 9/14 titled Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Using an Evidence-Based Prevention Program

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Suicide Prevention Injury Control/EMS Webinar

Health News Illinois: Report: Child death rates in Illinois reveal racial, county disparities

While the overall child death rate in Illinois was consistent with the national average in 2015, the rate masks disparities across counties and racial groups, according to an analysis released last week by Voices for Illinois Children.

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Injury Control/EMS Health Equity

#TimesUp on Campus Sexual Assault

The Department of Education released new Title IX guidelines on campus sexual assault. These new guidelines will make it harder for sexual assault victims to seek justice against their attackers. In April, the Department of Education will begin to accept feedback on the new Title IX guidelines.

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Injury Control/EMS Academia Student Sexual Assault

The IFSA will work jointly with the State Fire Marshal's Office

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) and the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today launched "Be Alarmed!" - a joint smoke alarm installation program that provides smoke alarms to Illinoisans through their local fire departments.

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Injury Control/EMS Fire Safety

Updated IL Suicide Deaths/Crude Rate Map

IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program is pleased to share an updated map and table of Illinois Suicide Deaths and Crude Rates, 2006-2015.

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Suicide Prevention Violence Prevention Injury Control/EMS

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

The 6-page report shares data about injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency visits for Illinois children from birth to five years old.

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Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Injury Control/EMS

Emphasis Report - Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

The IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program releases special emphasis report: Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

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Traumatic Brain Injury TBI Injury Control/EMS

Connecting the Dots: Share Risk and Protective Factors

Connecting the Dots is a new CDC training on shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence.

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Violence Prevention Injury Control/EMS

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

This webinar will feature the CDC researchers who will discuss their findings, examine the factors contributing to these disparities, and point you to available tools and resources to address the disparities in your communities.

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Injury Control/EMS Webinar Health Equity Opioids Suicide Prevention Rural Health

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