Use this tool to search for resources, including issue briefs, factsheets, case studies, reports, and more, that IPHI has developed across our programs and initiatives.


Safe Routes to School: A Communications Roadmap to Move Illinois Communities

Informed by Local Health Departments for Local Health Departments, this communications toolkit provides guidance and materials to support local efforts to bring Safe Routes to School to Illinois communities.

Pathways to Yes: A legal framework for achieving data sharing for health, well-being, and equity

Co-authored by Data Across Sector for Health and the Network for Public Health Law, Pathways to Yes details the legal aspects of data-sharing projects.

A Community-Centered Approach to Data Sharing and Policy Change: Lessons for Advancing Health Equity

The brief highlights six lessons on sharing data across sectors and state agencies while partnering with individuals with lived expertise. The lessons were derived from six projects from the first round of DASH’s Learning and Action in Policies and Partnerships (LAPP) funding program.

People with Lived Experiences of Inequity in Data Sharing Projects

This infographic represents findings from the 2021 All In National Inventory, showing that there is a gap between the known benefits of including people with lived experiences of inequity (PWLEI) in data-sharing projects and the observed levels of PWLEI inclusion in recent data-sharing efforts.​

Breastfeeding Early Journey Map for Families

This resource was developed for families to increase awareness of the early steps of the breast/chestfeeding process, from pregnancy, through labor/delivery, and the early days of breast/chestfeeding at home.

Broaching Breastfeeding with New Parents

This resource was developed to assist healthcare providers in taking a culturally humble approach to discussing breast/chestfeeding with their pregnant and parenting patients.

Breastfeeding Basics for Providers

This tool was developed to support healthcare providers in understanding the basics of breast/chestfeeding so they can best support families in initiating and sustaining breast/chestfeeding for as long as they want to.

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.

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.

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:

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 […]

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.