IPHI releases Get Fit & Flourish, free resource to aid in enhancing P.E. programs

We’re pleased to announce the publication of Get Fit & Flourish: Enhanced Physical Activity Manual.  This manual, developed by Golden Apple awardee Sandy Noel in collaboration with the Illinois Public Health Institute, provides a variety of lesson plans and activities to help students develop the skills needed for life –long physical activity.   Each lesson, developed […]

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IPHI CEO Quoted in WBEZ Article on Obesity Trends in Illinois Children

IPHI’s CEO, Elissa Bassler, was quoted in a recent article by Monica Eng, “Childhood obesity falls in 19 states, except Illinois.” The article cited a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that showed childhood obesity rates had declined in many states, but there had been no decline in Illinois.  “ ‘I […]

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IPHI/Illinois Framework recognized for its efforts in the IPHA Newsletter

The Illinois Public Health Institute was recognized in the Spring edition of the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) Newsletter. On page 10, the Illinois Framework’s Stakeholder Engagement Project, led by IPHI, was referred to as a leader in engaging service recipients, community-based providers, advocate organizations and state employees in the planning process for the Illinois Framework. The […]

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Illinois Public Health Performance Improvement Conference Agenda Released

The detailed agenda for IPHI’s upcoming Illinois Public Health Performance Improvement Conference has just been released!  The conference will be held in Springfield on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. This state-wide event is targeted to staff from all program areas within health departments interested in continuous improvement. The event will include presentations from national experts and peer health departments […]

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Communities Creating Change: Economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation

Coming this fall: A new report highlighting best practices, lessons learned and economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Network of Public Health Institutes.  

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Register Today for Upcoming IPLAN Training Webinar: Measuring Community Health Improvement Implementation

  Tuesday, August 20 1:30-3:00pm  

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