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State Provides Grants to Child Care, Early Childhood Providers

State Provides Grants to Child Care, Early Childhood Providers

Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced that over $156 million in BIG funding has been provided to 4,686 child care providers across Illinois facing… Read more »

Los Representantes García y Shalala Presentan Resolución para Designar el Día del Enfermero Hispano

Los Representantes García y Shalala Presentan Resolución para Designar el Día del Enfermero Hispano

Los Representantes Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) y Donna Shalala (FL-27) presentaron una resolución congresional para designar el 22 de septiembre como el Día Nacional de los Enfermeros Hispanos. La designación… Read more »

Illinois HIV Care Connect Exhorta la Conversación en los Medios Sociales en la Campaña “Hablando Sobre el Estigma del VIH”

Illinois HIV Care Connect Exhorta la Conversación en los Medios Sociales en la Campaña “Hablando Sobre el Estigma del VIH”

Illinois HIV Care Connect lanzó su campaña “Hablando Sobre el Estigma del VIH”. La estigmatización de personas que viven con el VIH persiste hoy en día a pesar de los… Read more »

El Estado Otorga Subvenciones a Proveedores de Cuidado Infantil y de la Primera Infancia

El Estado Otorga Subvenciones a Proveedores de Cuidado Infantil y de la Primera Infancia

El Gobernador JB Pritzker y el Departamento de Servicos Humanos de Illinois (IDHS) anunciaron que más de $156 millones de fondos BIG han sido provistos a 4,686 proveedores de cuidado… Read more »

Youth Cigarette Use Reaches New Low in Chicago, Although Vaping is on the Rise and Racial Differences Increase

Youth Cigarette Use Reaches New Low in Chicago, Although Vaping is on the Rise and Racial Differences Increase

The rate of cigarette smoking by youth in Chicago is down to 3.9 percent, a historic low, yet vaping is on the rise and racial disparities in tobacco use have… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Files Motion to Prevent Health Care Discrimination

Attorney General Raoul Files Motion to Prevent Health Care Discrimination

Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined a coalition of 23 attorneys general to file a motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York… Read more »

Could a Potential ‘Twindemic’ Be on the Horizon?

Could a Potential ‘Twindemic’ Be on the Horizon?

Six months since the pandemic brought Illinois to a sudden halt, a new threat is on the horizon and it could prove to be an even deadlier fall. With flu… Read more »

Pritzker Administration Receives $36 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Opioid Crisis

Pritzker Administration Receives $36 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Opioid Crisis

Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced that the state has received $36.7 million in federal funding to fight the opioid crisis. Funding expands prevention,… Read more »

29 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

29 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 29 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning… Read more »

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

September is National Preparedness Month. Emergency situations, such as tornados, hurricanes, heatwaves and blizzards, can significantly impact everyone’s safety, but they can be especially upsetting and confusing for individuals living… Read more »