Supported by the VNA Foundation, Young Invincibles / YI Advisors designed and built StreetLight Chicago in partnership with the Chicago Coalition for Homeless.
Launched in 2002, The Sinai Community Health Survey is the largest community-driven health survey ever to be conducted in Chicago. The purpose of the Sinai Survey is to document the health status of selected community areas in Chicago; understand the social factors associated with health-related behaviors, service utilization, and outcomes; and use the findings to develop public health interventions and policies to address health inequities.
In addition to nearly 2 million female veterans, over 200,000 women currently serve on active duty. As more women join the military, the percent of female veterans is expected to increase in the next 25 years to 16.3%, from 9.4% today — making it all the more important to better understand the unique health challenges of these women.
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), with support from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioners Bridget Gainer, Jesús “Chuy” Garcia and Robert Steele and the county wide Healthy Communities Cook County (HC3) Coalition, is launching a coordinated health program for uninsured individuals who live in Cook County.
The APHA Public Health Funder Network will sponsor several activities at APHA 2016. Join us!
Even though the Affordable Care Act has helped thousands of previously uninsured obtain healthcare coverage, the need for free services continues. Illinois’ free and charitable clinics are #MeetingTheNeed.
Learn more about the Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, and the 2nd Annual Clinics Week.
Learn more about gun violence prevention and find other resources, including a new fact sheet from the American Public Health Association.