SHOW US HOW YOU ARE MAKING YOUR COMMUNITY HEALTHIER
SPRINGFIELD - December 5, 2013.
The Illinois Department of Public Health, in conjunction with the State Health Improvement Plan Implementation Coordination Council, wants you to make a video showing how your organization is transforming the health of people in your community.
FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND U.S. HEALTH SAFETY PREPAREDNESS INDEX
SPRINGFIELD - December 4, 2013.
The Illinois Department of Public Health, in conjunction with the Association for State and Territorial Health Officials,
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 20 development partners,
today announced the release of the National Health Security Preparedness Index™,
a new way to measure and advance the nation’s readiness to protect people during disasters.
COMMEMORATING WORLD AIDS DAY
SPRINGFIELD - December 1, 2013.
In commemoration of World AIDS Day, December 1, the Illinois Department of Public Health is now accepting applications for almost $4 million in HIV prevention and treatment services grants to eligible organizations.
THANKSGIVING IS FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY
SPRINGFIELD - November 26, 2013.
As many families gather for Thanksgiving, the conversation often drifts toward talking about traits and characteristics that run in their family, such as eye and hair color.
TIME TO TAKE OUT THE TURKEY
SPRINGFIELD - November 25, 2013.
It’s not too early to start thinking about the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Depending on the size of the turkey, it can take up to six days to thaw.
IMPROVING HEALTH CARE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
SPRINGFIELD - November 21, 2013.
In an effort to increase awareness of rural health-related challenges, Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed November 21, 2013 as Rural Health Day in Illinois.
DO IT FOR ONE DAY – IT COULD BECOME A HABIT
SPRINGFIELD - November 20, 2013.
Make a commitment to quit smoking on Thursday, November 21, as part of the Great American Smokeout.