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Apr 01
2021

The Food Equity Council’s COVID-19 Food Assistance Response in Prince George’s County, Maryland: A One-Year Update 

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Release Date: April 01, 2021 The Food Equity Council’s COVID-19 Food Assistance Response in Prince George’s County, Maryland: A One-Year Update It’s been one year since Prince George’s County saw its first COVID-19 case. Since then, over 79,000 Prince Georgian’s have been infected and GO! >

Mar 24
2021

IPHI’s Equity-Centered Training Program for Pandemic Emergency Responders

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IPHI’s Equity-Centered Training Program for Pandemic Emergency Responders For the March 2021 issue of its publication Elevate, the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) spoke with IPHI’s Dr. Carolyn Padovano and Christine Stewart to discuss IPHI’s health GO! >

May 29
2020

Fairfax County Health Department Partners with IPHI to Expand Contact Tracing Efforts

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Fairfax County Health Department Partners with IPHI to Expand Contact Tracing Efforts May 28, 2020 Today, the Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) in Virginia announced a new partnership with the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) to hire and train staff for COVID-19 contact GO! >

May 04
2020

Virginia Re-establishes Statewide Immunization Coalition in Response to Falling Immunization Rates

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Virginia Re-establishes Statewide Immunization Coalition in Response to Falling Immunization Rates With seed funding from the Virginia Department of Health, IPHI is working to re-establish a statewide immunization coalition in Virginia, called ImmunizeVA. The first coalition meeting will take GO! >

Apr 27
2020

Food Equity Council Leads COVID-19 Food Assistance Response in Prince George’s County, Maryland

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Food Equity Council Leads COVID-19 Food Assistance Response in Prince George’s County, Maryland Since the COVID-19 crisis began in March, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) has been one of the leading organizations for Prince George’s County’s COVID-19 food GO! >

Apr 01
2020

IPHI Launches Weekly COVID-19 Video Conference Series for Community Health Workers

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IPHI Launches Weekly COVID-19 Video Conference Series for Community Health Workers During the growing community spread of COVID-19 nationally and in our region, there has rightfully been discussion of the roles of community health workers (CHWs) in responding to the pandemic. CHWs are vital GO! >

Mar 17
2016

HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick

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HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick Through funding provided from IPHI’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign, the City of Frederick, Maryland now has nearly six miles of bike lane striping and share use, or “sharrow,” GO! >

Mar 25
2015

Washington, DC Has Greatest Decrease in Premature Births Since 2010

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The 2015 County Health Rankings reveal that Washington, D.C. has experienced the greatest decrease in premature births since the launch of the County Health Rankings in 2010 The  Robert  Wood  Johnson  Foundation  and  the  University  of  Wisconsin’s  Population  Health  Institute  have GO! >

Jun 20
2014

IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign in the News

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IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign gained local press this week in response to two municipalities joining the Campaign: Leesburg Today covered the Town of Leesburg’s adoption of a HEAL Resolution, which includes policy strategies aimed at improving workplace wellness, future GO! >

Apr 17
2014

Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Hosts an Open Showing of the Webinar Community Food Councils: Challenges and Opportunities

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Colmar Manor, Maryland (April 17, 2014) — In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of local food policy councils and provide an opportunity for members and area councils to learn and share best practices, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council will host a free GO! >