PROPOSED RULES FILED FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM
SPRINGFIELD - April 18, 2014.
The state of Illinois today announced that the proposed rules for implementation of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act have been published in the Illinois Register.
IDPH CELEBRATES NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH
CHICAGO - April 10, 2014.
The Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Minority Health Services is celebrating National Minority Health Month this April by hosting workshops, health fairs, screenings, webinars and various other events.
NATIONAL YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK
SPRINGFIELD - April 8, 2014.
All this week, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck encourages parents, schools, communities, law enforcement and government leaders to recognize National Youth Violence Prevention Week by identifying ways to curb youth violence across Illinois.
HOW PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS YOU
SPRINGFIELD - April 4, 2014.
If you have ever eaten at a restaurant, gone to a hospital, needed an ambulance or received a flu shot, you’ve been touched by public health.
STATE'S TOP DOC ANNOUNCES IL PUBLIC HEALTH DATAPALOOZA CHALLENGE WINNERS
SPRINGFIELD - April 1, 2014.
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck recently announced the winners of the Illinois Public Health Datapalooza App Challenge.
IDPH DIRECTOR ISSUES CONSUMER WARNING
SPRINGFIELD - March 27, 2014.
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck is warning people about the dangers of consuming illegally manufactured cheeses.
MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE REFORM ELIMINATING DISPARITIES
SPRINGFIELD - March 25, 2014.
Building on the momentum of national health care reform, the 2014 Illinois Minority Health Conference, hosted by the Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Minority Health Services and the Illinois Public Health Association, offers sessions focused on the Affordable Care Act and health workforce development.
MORE THAN 400 COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS
SPRINGFIELD - March 17, 2014.
The Illinois Department of Public Health presented fluoridation awards to 430 community water systems for maintaining state mandated fluoride levels every month in 2013.
MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS INCREASES DEADLY SUPERBUGS
SPRINGFIELD - March 4, 2014.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is tackling the overuse and misuse of antibiotics head-on.
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH
SPRINGFIELD - February 21, 2014.
In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging parents and caregivers to plan dental visits and discuss the importance of good oral health for their children.