Champaign-Urbana Public Health District


May 5, 2011 May is Older Americans Month
Older Americans Month, an observance from the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging, is an occasion to show appreciation and support for seniors as they continue to enrich and strengthen our communities. Older adults are... more.

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 Surviving Disasters
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.