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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New IPHA Survey on Impact of Budget Impasse

IPHA recently completed a survey of local health departments to measure the impact of the budget impasse through the end of the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2016

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IPHA Staff in Transition

On Monday, August 15, Ralph Schubert will become the Associate Director for Title V Programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago Division of Specialized Care for Children.

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RBC press release: Illinois Again Fails to Enact a Responsible Budget

RBC press release chastises our elected leaders for failing to enact a responsible budget for FY16 or FY17 prior to the end of the regular legislative session at midnight. It calls on them to do so before the end of the fiscal year on June 30.

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RBC Press Release: RBC Demands Real Progress Towards Responsible Budget

Members of the Illinois House of Representatives passed a spending plan but failed to pass a revenue plan to pay for it

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Budget Policy & Legislative Committee Press Releases

Immunization Billing Project Generates More Than $1 Million in Paid Claims Revenue

As of March 31, 2016, the health departments that are participating in the implementation phase of this project have now received more than $1 million paid claims!

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Governor Rauner issues proclamation declaring April 4-10 as NPHW in Illinois!

View the Governor's proclamation which IPHA worked to get signed declaring Apri l4-10 as National Public Health Week in Illinois.

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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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AIDS Foundation of Chicago Denounces Gov. Rauner’s Proposed Cuts to HIV and Related Programs and Services

AFC urges passage of a positive budget to ensure essential services continue.

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Governor Continues Budget Stalemate that Fails Families, Communities, and the Economy

Statement from the Responsible Busget Coalition in response to the Governor's Budget Address

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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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Press Conferences to Discuss Impact of Budget Impasse on Human Services

A series of press conferences will be held during the next week to discuss the impact of the budget impasse on public health and other human services providers.

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Capacity of Local Health Departments at the Breaking Point

More than 5.5 million people – two of every five Illinoisans – are served by local health departments that are struggling to serve their communities due to the budget impasse.

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2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is Illinois?

The annual America’s Health Rankings report, published by the United Health Foundation was released this week.

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IPHA and House Bill 500: Improving Access to Oral Health Care in Illinois

Senator Haine sponsored bill to provide better access to dental care for underprivileged children

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IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding.

IPHA and IAPHA media results for the recent campaign for the passage of the local health protection grant funding. Thanks to all the local health departments for their efforts.

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Local agencies speak out regarding impact of budget impasse

IPHA members reach out to the Governor and their local legislators to make your voice heard regarding the impact the budget impasse is having on public health services!

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Komen invests more than $700,000 in Illinois for research projects

In Illinois, more than $700,000 will be invested into projects that will further understanding of breast cancer metastasis and risk, and support other advances in breast cancer research.

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Health Education/Promotion Press Releases

STI Lab Processing Agreement

IPHA is pleased to announce an agreement with Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (MDL), that will offer Illinois local health departments and state clinics special discounted pricing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) lab processing.

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Health Administration Press Releases HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis

ICD 10 Conversion

Notice from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services regarding the conversion to ICD 10 on October 1, 2015

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Thousands to remember 9/11 through day of service

ach year, through the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, thousands of Illinois volunteers join Americans across the nation in tribute to those we lost.

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AmeriCorps Press Releases

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

United Healthcare now working with IPHA and CDP for credentialing and contracting with LHDs

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IPHA Congratulates IDPH on PHAB Accreditation

IPHA Congratulates IDPH on PHAB Accreditation

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The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

Chicago Heat Wave - Then and Now - Forum

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IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

IPHA Executive Director meets with Governor Rauner

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