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  • 19 Hospitals - more than half!
  • Healthy Chicago Update

    1. 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. 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. 3. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health IT MATTERS Chicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
    4. 4. A Comprehensive Public Health AgendaA blueprint for action to create:»Healthy City»Healthy Neighborhoods»Healthy Homes»Healthy People
    5. 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. 6. IT DEMANDS THAT WE MAKE CHANGES » Policies » Programs » Education
    7. 7. Chicago Public Health AgendaChicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
    8. 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. 9. Chicago Department of Public Health Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
    10. 10. Status of Healthy Chicago (n = 193)by Specific Priority, 2011 (4th Quarter)
    11. 11. Healthy Chicago Policies
    12. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 19. Healthy Chicago Programs
    20. 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. 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. 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. 23. Program Accomplishments Maternal and Child Home Visits16,000 Nursing Home visits (2011)
    24. 24. Program Accomplishments: Lead50,594 6mo-35mo olds screened for blood lead poisoning
    25. 25. Program Accomplishments:Promoting Oral Health among Children 112, 332 CPS students received an oral health exam during 2010/2011 school year
    26. 26. Education and Public Awareness
    27. 27. Education: Raise Public Awareness• Breastfeeding• Food Access• Smoke-free environments• Vaccines
    28. 28. Education Accomplishments Obesity
    29. 29. Education Accomplishments Tobacco Prevention
    30. 30. Education AccomplishmentsA growing number of youth express no interest in smoking, or are trying to quit.
    31. 31. Education AccomplishmentsVaccine Preventable Illnesses
    32. 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. 33. What’s Next?
    34. 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. 35. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health Together we will Make Chicago a healthier city!
    36. 36. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health Let’s Keep Moving!

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