Register NOW: FREE School Health Conference

Date: Apr 27
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

You can now register for the 2017 CCDPH Annual School Health Conference, Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 8:00 am-3:30 pm, at the Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Building -- M, Palos Hills, IL 60466.  

New this year!

  • Audience expansion: school social workers, administrators, physical education teachers and school nurses
  • 7 workshop breakout sessions
  • More lunch menu options

Registration process

  • Go to the “Documents and Handout” tab to review and print the Workshop Descriptions sessions document. You'll need this to complete the registration form.
  • Go to the blue “Registration” tab to register. You’ll be asked to select 2 workshop sessions.
  • Don’t forget to click the “Submit” button to register.

Go green

In order to be considerate of the environment, there will be no printed materials provided at the meeting unless necessary. Only necessary printed materials will be provided at the meeting to be environmentally friendly and save paper. All materials will be posted in the Documents and Handouts tabs on the CCDPH Events Center webpage and emailed to registered participants at a later date. 

Continuing Education Units

FREE Continuing Education Units (CEUs). All participants who plan to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) must stay for the entire duration of the meeting. Partial CEUs will not be awarded.                                                                                                                                              

We are looking forward to a great meeting! 

No potential conflicts of interest have been disclosed by the speakers who will be presenting.

*This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)           

Social worker and PE teacher CEUs will be provided by West 40 ISC#2 for eligible participants.

Learn more about the department

Mission

To optimize health and achieve health equity for all people and communities of Cook County through our leadership and collaborations, focusing on health promotion and prevention, while advocating for and assuring the natural environmental and social conditions necessary to advance physical, mental and social well-being.

Vision

The Cook County Department of Public Health envisions a healthy Cook County where all people and communities thrive in safe, health-promoting conditions.

Community Health Advisory Council (CHAC)

Learn more about our Community Health Advisory Council, upcoming and previous meetings, and membership.

Communicable Disease Prevention and Control

The Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit (CD) works to prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases within SCC. This responsibility is achieved through collaboration with those involved in the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and legal, ethical and social management of communicable diseases.

Community Epidemiology and Health Planning

The Community Epidemiology and Health Planning Unit (CEHP) Unit addresses health problems, disparities and trends by assembling, analyzing and disseminating data and information about the health of SCC. CEHP fosters coordination between CCDPH and other agencies in the region involved in community health planning efforts.

Emergency Preparedness and Response

The Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit (EPRU) coordinates public health preparedness efforts in partnership with various disciplines and local, county, state, and federal agencies to effectively plan for, respond to, and recover from events impacting the health of SCC residents and the safety of our employees.

Environmental Health Services

The Environmental Health Services Unit (EHS) is the regulatory arm of CCDPH and is empowered to enforce Cook County and Illinois state laws relating to environmental health issues within SCC. Environmental health inspectors regularly inspect, monitor, regulate, educate and advise the public on environmental health concerns that adversely impact human health.

Integrated Health Support Services

The Integrated Health Support Services Unit (IHSS) provides public health services to individuals and families. These services include: breast and cervical cancer referral, follow-up and case management; vision and hearing screening; public health nursing; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program; and Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Control.

Policy Development and Communications

The Policy Development and Communication Unit (PDCU) researches and analyzes public health policies, advocates for the adoption of science-based public health laws, rules and regulations and provides accurate and timely communications to SCC.

Prevention Services

The Prevention Services Unit (PSU) works in partnership with the community to build and sustain healthy environments. This unit is comprised of three departments – Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Violence Prevention – all involved in promoting and supporting healthy, active lifestyles in SCC communities, homes, schools, and workplaces. PSU is focused on preventing illness, injuries and deaths associated with such topics as chronic diseases, lead poisoning and violence.

Registration for this event has been closed.