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New Report: Using HIA to Assess Potential Health Outcomes for a Proposed Trail in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) recently released a new report examining the health implications of a proposed trail, set to cover 1.7 miles across two Chicago-based…

Food Safety Modernization Act Update – Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released the seventh edition of its draft guidance for industry on the FDA Food Facility Registration. Public comments regarding this guidance are being accepted by the FDA through…

Disability Inclusion Resources: ACA Open Enrollment Period

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began November 1, 2016 at healthcare.gov. There are several resources, which can support local health departments and partner agencies to employ inclusive measures ensuring all community members, including individuals with…

HRSA Resource: Caring for Infants and Children Affected by Zika Virus

The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) created a resource guide to support states and communities with the health needs of infants and children affected by Zika Virus. The guide includes information on supporting a…