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Healthy Chicago: The First 16 Months - Building a Foundation of Partnerships and Policy

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Healthy Chicago: The First 16 Months - Building a Foundation of Partnerships and Policy

  1. 1. Chicago Department of Public Health The First 16 Months: Building a Foundation of Partnerships and Policy Bechara Choucair, MD Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health @chipublichealth on #HealthyChicago Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  2. 2. March 2010 June 2011 August 2011
  3. 3. TOBACCO USE
  4. 4. TOBACCO USESMOKE-FREE CAMPUSES 3 Colleges / Universities 5 Hospitals 6 Behavioral health orgs Four CHA developments
  5. 5. TOBACCO USEJoint Enforcement
  6. 6. OBESITY PREVENTION  27 miles of buffer and protected bike lanes  2 miles of other on-street bikeways  7 bridges made bicycle friendly  500 new bike racks installed
  7. 7. OBESITY PREVENTION  13 licensed carts operating  30 vendors trained  30 carts planned for 2013
  8. 8. OBESITY PREVENTION
  9. 9. HEART DISEASE & STROKE  National prevention effort  CPR training for students  Employee wellness initiative (38,000)
  10. 10. HIV PREVENTION Integrated services planning to:  Strengthen prevention  Increase linkage & retention to care  Increase treatment access
  11. 11. HIV PREVENTION More HIV+ MSM are  Aware of HIV status  Accessing care  Taking HIV medication
  12. 12. ADOLESCENT HEALTH  CPS hires chief health officer  Dually reports to CDPH  CDPH creates Adolescent and School Health Office
  13. 13. ADOLESCENT HEALTH  Revised Wellness Policy  Competitive Foods Policy  Expanded STI Screening  $26M New grants • CTG – Healthy CPS • Teen Dating Matters • Teen Pregnancy • Farm to School • Wellness Champions
  14. 14. CANCER DISPARITIES  Outreach to CHA residents  Partnerships to expand access  Quality improvement initiatives  Upgraded mammography machinesbeyond p!nkChicago
  15. 15. ACCESS TO CARE City partners with 7 FQHCs Continued care for 28,000 1115 Waiver granted CDPH public health services remain
  16. 16. ACCESS TO CARE City mental health sites consolidated to 6 Capacity for 4,000 clients preserved 750 new clients seen by CDPH in 2012 $500,000 awarded for expanded psych servicesto 8 partners
  17. 17. ACCESS TO CARE Student oral health services up 18% 113,000 served in 2011-2012 Services expanding to 106 high schools
  18. 18. ACCESS TO CARE City invests $1.4M in new visionprogram 30,000 students to get optometry examand eyeglasses as needed CDPH to manage program
  19. 19. HEALTHY MOTHERS & BABIES 15 hospitals working towards Baby-Friendly Designation
  20. 20. HEALTHY MOTHERS & BABIES  33% decline in teen birth rate  50% drop in smoking while pregnant  10% increase in 1st trimester care
  21. 21. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
  22. 22. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
  23. 23. HEALTHY HOMES  Expanded environmental health unit  $3M lead abatement grant awarded  Asthma partnership with UIC  600 radon kits given to residents  92 tons of household waste collected
  24. 24. VIOLENCE PREVENTION
  25. 25. PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE
  26. 26. HEALTHY CHICAGO ACTION PLANS
  27. 27. YEAR 2: BUILDING ON POLICY SUCCESSES
  28. 28. YEAR 2: BUILDING ON & ENGAGING PARTNERSHIPS
  29. 29. BECOME A HEALTHY CHICAGO PARTNER• Partner to address specific health issues or multiple Healthy Chicago priorities• Adopt Healthy Chicago policies and practices in your own agencies• Provide services that address Healthy Chicago priorities to your clients• Sponsor a Healthy Chicago initiative• Email us at healthychicago@cityofchicago.org
  30. 30. facebook.com/ChicagoPublicHealthGplus.to/ChiPublicHealth@ChiPublicHealth312.747.9884CityofChicago.org/HealthHealthyChicago@CityofChicago.org
  31. 31. HEALTHY CHICAGO:WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

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