The Illinois Public Health Institute works through partnerships to promote prevention and improve public health systems that maximize health and quality of life for the people of Illinois.
The Illinois Framework Stakeholder Engagement Project is kicking off the next Listening Tour with a series of Virtual Town Hall Conversations. These webinars will include a presentation on the Illinois Framework, as well as several interactive opportunities for discussion and feedback. Register today to participate in a Virtual Town Hall Conversation! March 12, 9:30 – […]
Today, members of the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) stood with Representative Robyn Gabel (D-18th District) and Senator Mattie Hunter (D- 3rd District) at a press conference to announce the introduction of a bill [HB 5690/ SB 3524] to fight the Illinois obesity epidemic and invest in Illinoisans’ health through a penny-per-ounce excise tax […]
IPHI recently concluded the second statewide Listening Tour for the IL Framework for Healthcare and Human Services, and was renewed to conduct additional outreach and education activities through June. Stakeholder engagement has been a central and long-standing component of the Illinois Framework’s approach to change management since 2011, and the IPHI has been the Department […]
Amidst flurry of IAPO activity across state, Governor Quinn declares February ‘Rethink Your Drink Month’ in IL
Coinciding with a host of sugary beverage awareness events occurring statewide, Governor Pat Quinn has declared February 2014 as Rethink Your Drink Month in Illinois, encouraging Illinoisans to limit their sugary beverage consumption and choose healthier options. The Governor’s proclamation dovetails with a wide array of educational activities on the health effects of sugary beverage […]