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Interconnected: Data, Knowledge, and Action for Community Health

This publication by Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) features ten Mentee collaborations from the first two funding rounds of the DASH Mentor program.

Serve Kids Better Inspection Compliance Guide

This guide is intended to assist health officers and inspectors determine restaurant compliance and ensure enforcement of the Serve Kids Better law.

Financing Naloxone Dispensing from Illinois Emergency Departments: A Rapid Policy Assessment

The greatest challenges to implementing and expanding ED-based naloxone dispensing are financial. To investigate how programs in other states with robust ED naloxone programs operate, the Illinois Public Health Institute conducted a series of interviews with key informants in eight states with ED naloxone distribution programs and recommendations on how to establish ED-based naloxone dispensing […]

Supporting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Best Practices in ECE: Focus Group Report

This report features the findings from focus groups conducted by IPHI and the University of Illinois Family Resiliency Center in 2020. Discussions helped to better understand the needs, implementation practices, and barriers encountered by Illinois early childcare providers around nutrition, physical activity and breastfeeding.

Financing Naloxone Dispensing from Illinois Emergency Departments: Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of how other states operate their naloxone programs and recommendations on how to establish ED-based naloxone dispensing in Illinois.

Exchanging Data to Drive Equity: Themes and Recommendations from the Master Person Index Project

The Master Person Index project was led by the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) in consultation with University of Illinois Health and Hospital System (UI Health) and All Chicago Making Homelessness History (All Chicago). The purpose of Master Person Index project was to develop consensus among participants across Chicago and Cook County for a multi-sector […]

Illinois CARES Communications Toolkit

The Illinois CARES to Prevent Diabetes Stakeholder Digital Toolkit provides resources and materials for Illinois partners working to promote awareness of prediabetes and/or the National Diabetes Prevention Program’s lifestyle change program. Partners who use or distribute the materials should let us know via this distribution survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FXN79DR.

Food Service Guidelines: Sample Nutrition Policy

Through the State Physical Activity & Nutrition Program, IPHI developed a sample nutrition policy for organizations to use to guide their purchasing and provision of foods.

Food Service Guidelines: Sample Food Pantry Guest Survey

Through the State Physical Activity & Nutrition Program, IPHI developed a survey tool to be used to gather input on nutrition guidelines by guests volunteers/staff at food pantries.

Food Service Guidelines: Policy Development Tools

Through the State Physical Activity & Nutrition program, IPHI developed a variety of tools to help organizations adopt and assess their nutrition policies/food service guidelines.

Improving Lactation Support & Continuity of Care: Strategy Examples

Ensuring families are supported in their lactation journeys, from the prenatal period through birth and postpartum, is critical to increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration in the United States. This resource guide provides examples of strategies various institutions have taken to support breastfeeding and improve continuity of care. Case study examples and resources are described for […]

All In Publication: Lessons From the First Wave
Summary Infographic: Responding to Opioid Overdoses and Treating Opioid Use Disorder Landscape Scan

This summarizes the key findings from the landscape analysis, “Responding to Opioid Overdoses and Treating Opioid Use Disorder: A Landscape Analysis of Chicago’s West and South Side” created with support from the Chicago Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Responding to Opioid Overdoses and Treating Opioid Use Disorder: A Landscape Analysis of Chicago’s West and South Side

With support from the Chicago Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the landscape analysis project aimed to identify barriers to care for people living with opioid use disorder (OUD) and individuals at risk of an opioid-involved overdose residing in Chicago community areas experiencing disproportionate overdose rates. The project included […]

Breastfeeding Support Palm Card- English

The Illinois Public Health Institute developed this breastfeeding support palm card to provide information to families on how to find support for breastfeeding in Illinois. While many families understand the benefits of breastfeeding, many have reported not knowing where to go when they face challenges. This palm card can provide a starting point for discussion […]