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  • 19 Hospitals - more than half!

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  • 1. Chicago Department of Public Health Healthy Chicago Building a Healthier Chicago June 28, 2012 Bechara Choucair, MD Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health @ChiPublicHealth on Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 2. HEALTHY CHICAGO CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TRANSFORMING THEChicago Department of Public Health HEALTH OF OUR CITY CHICAGO ANSWERS THE CALL Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 3. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health IT MATTERS Chicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 4. A Comprehensive Public Health AgendaA blueprint for action to create:»Healthy City»Healthy Neighborhoods»Healthy Homes»Healthy People
  • 5. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR Chicago Department of Public Health IT’S ABOUT HOW WE BEHAVE AS A CITY Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 6. IT DEMANDS THAT WE MAKE CHANGES » Policies » Programs » Education
  • 7. Chicago Public Health AgendaChicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 8. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health MOVING TOWARD A HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 9. Chicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  • 10. Status of Healthy Chicago (n = 193)by Specific Priority, 2011 (4th Quarter)
  • 11. Healthy Chicago Policies
  • 12. Policy Accomplishments Breast Feeding• 12 Chicago hospitals have entered the pathway to become Baby Friendly• Increased WIC support for breastfeeding through lactation counselor training
  • 13. Policy Accomplishments Child Care Standards• Standards for nutrition, physical activity and screen time• 90 trainings reached 1,400 day care center providers • All licensed day care centers are adopting standards, which as of 12/20/11 was 743 centers
  • 14. Policy Accomplishments Tobacco Prevention• 1638 units of private smoke-free housing• 4 CHA smoke-free developments • 750 undercover stings for illegal sales to minors
  • 15. Policy Accomplishments Tobacco Prevention• All City Colleges & Roosevelt University• 4 more hospitals are now smoke-free• Catholic schools smoke-free• The Y of Metro Chicago expanded its smoke-free policy at four of its residential facilities with a commitment to be 100 percent smoke free by October 2012
  • 16. Policy Accomplishments Tobacco Prevention• State Cigarette tax increase of $1.00• Tobacco vending machines are no longer permitted in Chicago• “Roll Your Own” cigarette tobacco machines will now be taxed at the same rate as cigarettes• 5 Chicago drug treatment centers have implemented smoke-free campuses.• Over 30 Chicago FQHCs have implemented the Ask, Advise and Refer model providing over 104,000 patients to be screened for tobacco use
  • 17. Policy Accomplishments School Health• Established Office of Adolescent and School Health• Hired CPS Chief Health Officer• Expanded STI screening in CPS schools• Improved nutritional standards for school meals• 56 schools certified by Healthier US School Challenge• Comprehensive obesity report on CPS students to be released
  • 18. Policy Accomplishments Obesity• Urban agriculture ordinance passed• Healthy vending contract for City• Healthy Produce Carts• Healthy Corner Stores• Healthy YMCA policies• Healthy Procurement Executive Order for all City Agencies, in development
  • 19. Healthy Chicago Programs
  • 20. Program Accomplishments Obesity• Fresh Moves• Grant Partnership with U of C - Diabetes Translational Research• Awarded $800,000 to 10 CBO’s to increase healthy options in corner stores, support breast feeding education and implement healthy changes in schools
  • 21. Program Accomplishments ImmunizationsIncrease immunization rates forchildren in WICNational award for immunizationimprovement - past two yearsDistribute 1.2 million vaccinesthrough VFC programConduct activities to promoteadolescent immunizations•HPV priority of Healthy ChicagoAgenda
  • 22. Program Accomplishments Adolescent Health• STI screenings – 8,592 educated; 5,778 screened (FY12 to date)• Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative – 4500 students received curriculum and supports (FY12)• Teen dating violence prevention – 5000 youth and parents**anticipated 2012-2016
  • 23. Program Accomplishments Maternal and Child Home Visits16,000 Nursing Home visits (2011)
  • 24. Program Accomplishments: Lead50,594 6mo-35mo olds screened for blood lead poisoning
  • 25. Program Accomplishments:Promoting Oral Health among Children 112, 332 CPS students received an oral health exam during 2010/2011 school year
  • 26. Education and Public Awareness
  • 27. Education: Raise Public Awareness• Breastfeeding• Food Access• Smoke-free environments• Vaccines
  • 28. Education Accomplishments Obesity
  • 29. Education Accomplishments Tobacco Prevention
  • 30. Education AccomplishmentsA growing number of youth express no interest in smoking, or are trying to quit.
  • 31. Education AccomplishmentsVaccine Preventable Illnesses
  • 32. Education Accomplishments Communicable Disease Control• ICAAP training partnership with Providers to increase immunization coverage• 47 TB prevention and treatment Education session delivered to healthcare providers and the public
  • 33. What’s Next?
  • 34. Coming Soon• Asthma Initiative• Bicycle helmets• Healthy CPS Action Plan• Play streets• Obesity report on CPS students• Lactation rooms in City buildings• Seek funding for school-based adolescent vaccine program• Expand school based health centers• New wellness policy for CPS
  • 35. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health Together we will Make Chicago a healthier city!
  • 36. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health Let’s Keep Moving!