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What We Do

Healthy Chicago

Our Public Health system has a direct impact on the quality of life of this vibrant city. A healthy city is a city that…offers healthier food options. Provides places to be physically active. Is prepared to respond to public health threats. Creates healthy and safe environments. Ensures access to care for all its residents. Works to eliminate health disparities for all communities. We have seen dramatic improvements in many of these areas – but it’s only the beginning.

The Chicago Department of Public Health has created a new public health agenda with an ambitious sense of purpose for Chicago – an agenda that engages our city with bold action and goal-driven results. Together we are going to transform the health of our city. We will make Chicago the healthiest city in the nation. Healthy Chicago focuses on 12 key priorities:

  • Tobacco Use
  • Obesity Prevention
  • HIV Prevention
  • Adolescent Health
  • Cancer Disparities
  • Heart Disease & Stroke
  • Access to Care
  • Healthy Mothers & Babies
  • Communicable Disease Control & Prevention
  • Healthy Homes
  • Violence Prevention
  • Public Health Infrastructure

Healthy Chicago Agenda (released on August 16, 2011)

Get Involved     

Take the Healthy Chicago Challenge! Are you interested in getting involved in the Healthy Chicago movement? We welcome individuals, organizations, schools and religious organizations to get involved. To get started send us an email to: HealthyChicago@cityofchicago.org.

Newsletter  (Click here to view 2011, 2012 & 2013 Updates/Policy Briefs)

We made a commitment to provide monthly updates on HEALTHY CHICAGO activities.  Read these updates to keep up with our progress.

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Healthy Chicago Policy Briefs

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Most Recent News (Healthy Chicago)

Nov 26, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces CDPH and Presence Health Partner to Reduce Costs of Healthcare and Increase Wellness
Nov 12, 2014 City of Chicago Department of Public Health Recognized with National Forum Award
Sep 29, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Proclaims September 29 - October 3 Healthy Hearts Week in Chicago
Sep 5, 2014 Chicago Named Second Best City In America For Cycling By Bicycling Magazine
Jul 30, 2014 City Council Passes Ordinance Amendidng Municipal Zoning Code Regarding Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Cultivation Centers

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2012 Healthy Chicago Annual Report

Healthy CPS Report

Healthy Chicago Obesity Report