Updated! Help educate your community with the Rethink Your Drink poster, available in English or Spanish, great for hanging in schools, clinics, workplace lunch rooms/vending areas, or after-school programs.
New! Use this educational postcard to help people see just how much sugar is in sugary drinks and how that impacts their health.
Funded by CDC through a cooperative agreement with NNPHI, this report documents the landscape of local policy databases that support healthy communities and recommends options for the potential development of a future national database.
A study assessing the intended and unintended health impacts of a proposed Illinois ban on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program.
Outlines key ideas coming from the Healthy Communities Summit and community meetings, part of Healthy Communities: The Converging Visions of Community Health and Community Development, a collaboration of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and other partners.
Building on the Controlling Junk Food and the Bottom Line report, in October 2014 the Illinois Public Health Institute released the five tip sheets below to help schools implement Smart Snacks in School while minimizing negative financial impact. In November 2014, IPHI hosted a webinar to share strategies, best practices and success stories from schools implementing improved nutrition standards across the country. Access the webinar here.