Health Reform, Public Health, and Health Planning in Illinois

21 Apr

The Health & Medicine Policy Research Group is hosting a free forum on current health reform and public health efforts in Illinois at the UIC School of Public Health on May 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The forum is free but registration is required, so click on the link below to register […]

Join Us for National Public Health Week!

2 Apr

As part of National Public Health Week, the Illinois Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (IPERLC) at MCPHP will be sharing disaster preparedness materials with students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Materials from partners such as the Chicago Department of Public Health and Chicago Metropolitan American Red Cross will be shared. We will be distributing materials […]

Chicago, Are You Prepared?

17 Mar

The Chicago Department of Public Health is offering free train-the-trainer sessions on public health emergency preparedness. View the information listed in the flyer (image or the PDF link below) and sign up now! Prepare Chicago Community Workshop_flyer

Free PHEP Workshop for Congregations & Faith-Based Organizations – Register Now!

6 Mar

Public Health Emergency Preparedness: A Workshop for Congregations and Faith-based Organizations. This public service workshop is presented jointly by The Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) at Wheaton College, the Cook County Department of Public Health, and the Chicago Department of Public Health. This is a FREE workshop for people from all congregations and faith-based organizations who […]

Are You Ready for a Commuter Emergency?

12 Feb

As commuters in the southern U.S. face another winter storm, all of us should take the time to get prepared for a possible commuter emergency with these tips from FEMA. Visit our IPERLC Preparedness Page for more preparedness resources!