The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems in order to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois.
To help people make healthier choices, IPHI and IAPO have been promoting healthy vending in state facilities. Our main goals have been to increase awareness of the benefits of healthy vending, research the government procurement processes in Illinois, and build relationships with partners and stakeholders. The project was funded by Voices for Healthy Kids. One […]
The Illinois Public Health Institute co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that builds community capacity to share data across multiple sectors to improve health. We know that to make communities healthier, we need to expand our lens beyond health care to share data with other sectors […]
Sign up to receive the Pump Up P.E. e-newsletter, a new resource developed by IPHI to help schools and districts implement high-quality enhanced physical education programs! Issued quarterly, this e-newsletter will provide updates related to high-quality enhanced physical education in Illinois and professional development opportunities for P.E. teachers. Check out the first issue here, which […]
The final version of the Illinois-specific FREE fitness testing reporting spreadsheet is available at the Illinois State Board of Education’s Enhanced P.E. webpage (under Quick Links, file name: IL Physical Fitness Assessment Data Collection Template). We’ve been getting lots of questions from P.E. teachers across the state on how to use the free Illinois reporting […]