News and Events
May 5, 2011
Health Vision Month
May is Healthy Vision Month, a national eye health observance established by the National Eye Institute. Healthy Vision Month is designed to elevate vision as a health priority for the nation. Because high blood glucose and high blood pressure from... more.
Apr 29, 2011
2011 Champaign County Public Health Summit
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District will be hosting the Champaign County Public Health Summit on July 13-14 at the I Hotel in Champaign, IL. This year's theme is "Next Steps: Mobilizing Communities through Innovation, Outreach, and... more.
Apr 27, 2011
2011 Womens Wellness Workshop
Come to the Womens Wellness Workshop Thursday May 19th. We will have guest speakers, Including Kenna Dunlap Johnson (Stress Management for Busy Women), Misty Appleby (Healthy Shopping on a Tight Budget) and Julie Bliss (Quick and Healthy Food Ideas... more.
Apr 20, 2011
May 3rd Is Bike to Work Day
May 3, 2011 is this year's Bike to Work Day. People who bike to work say it's good for the environment and doesn't add that much more time to their commute. Bike to Work Day is a yearly event that promotes fitness while helping the environment.... more.
Mar 8, 2011
2011 Safe Kids Safety Run April 9th
Join us April 9th for our annual Safe Kids Safety Run. We will have a 5k and 10k run, a 5k walk and a kids dash. T-shirts are available if your registration is received by April 1st. Come out for fun and help support Safe Kids. For more... more.
Feb 24, 2011
Fruit & Veggie Ideas
There are some tricky ways to get your kids to eat more fruits and veggies. Charlotte Miles, with the WIC Program at Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, is here for today's Practical Parenting. Watch the video on... more.
Feb 22, 2011
Yes, oral sex is sex, and it can boost cancer risk
Here's a crucial message for teens: Oral sex carries many of the same risks as vaginal sex, including human papilloma virus, or HPV. And HPV may now be overtaking tobacco as the leading cause of oral cancers in America in people under age... more.
Feb 16, 2011
Updated Information About Sprouts
The latest information is available from the... more.
Feb 1, 2011
The Illinois Department of Public Health has put together a great booklet about Surviving Disasters in English as well as Spanish. The booklet is a printable PDF file and contains information about earthquakes (yes, in Illinois), tornadoes, floods,... more.
Jan 28, 2011
Let's Get It Started
Families will learn to... Plan, purchase, prepare and enjoy healthier meals. Develop active living plans together. Learn how to set goals as a family. Healthy recipes prepared at each... more.