Aug 24
2021

IPHI and Montgomery County Public Schools Release COVID-19 Wellness Needs Assessment

News Coverage and Publications

Institute for Public Health Innovation and Montgomery County Public Schools Release Results of COVID-19 Wellness Needs Assessment The Report Offers Recommendations to Support Local School Wellness Councils in An Ever-Changing Environment The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) and GO! >

Aug 24
2021

Immunization Awareness Month

News Coverage and Publications

Immunization Awareness Month August is National Immunization Awareness Month. ImmunizeVA is celebrating in a number of ways. In July, the coalition announced its newest mascot, Tracker. To celebrate Immunization Awareness Month, the coalition is hosting a Tracker-themed coloring contest. Expect GO! >

Aug 16
2021

Institute for Public Health Innovation Awarded $1 million to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations in Washington D.C. and Prince George’s County

Press Releases

Institute for Public Health Innovation Awarded $1 million to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations in Washington D.C. and Prince George’s County Washington, DC — The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) was awarded $1 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to GO! >

Jul 23
2021

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and Washington Gas Unveil Cold Storage Trailers to Ensure Fresh Food is Available to Those in Need

Press Releases

  Three new refrigerated trailers that are part of a $315,000 investment by Washington Gas to support food security will increase food storage capacity, reduce food waste, and create sustainable infrastructure to respond to future food system disruptions   July 20, 2021 (Prince GO! >

Jun 16
2021

Happy Pride from IPHI!

News Coverage and Publications

Happy Pride Month! This month, we celebrate Pride – a chance to reflect on the progress made for those in the LGBTQ+ community, to learn about the issues most impacting their lives today and to speak up for those whose voices have been marginalized. While the community has seen significant GO! >

Apr 02
2021

Webinar: 4/16 – “Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis in Virginia”

Events and Webinars

April 16th Webinar: “Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis in Virginia” In February of this year, Virginia became the first southern state to declare racism a public health crisis. This resolution, sponsored by Delegate Lashrecse Aird (D-Petersburg), is a significant step for a GO! >

Apr 01
2021

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

Our Work in Action

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

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Feb 08
2021

Op-Ed on Racism as a Public Health Crisis in Virginia

News Coverage and Publications

IPHI’s VP partners with Voices for Virginia’s Children to write an op-ed on declaring racism a public health crisis in Virginia   Virginia Must Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis GO! >

Jan 25
2021

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Launches New Food Recovery Platform to Fight Hunger and Reduce Food Waste

Press Releases

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2021 Contact: Julia Groenfeldt Jgroenfeldt@institutephi.org    The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Launches New Food Recovery Platform to Fight Hunger and Reduce Food Waste PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — The Prince George’s Food Equity GO! >