Health (K-12)

  1. Alphabetical Listing of Local Health Departments
  2. Map Listing of Local Health Departments
  3. Illinois State Board of Education
    1. Climate & Culture: School Health Issues
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Healthy Schools
    1. School Nutrition
      1. Childhood Nutrition Facts
    2. Obesity Prevention Facts
    3. Physical Education and Physical Activity
      1. The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance
      2. Making the Connection: Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors and Academic Grades (Fact Sheet)
      3. Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors (Table)
    4. Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC)
      1. WSCC Overview
      2. Components of WSCC
    5. Virtual Healthy School
    6. School Health Index - Elementary
    7. School Health Index - Middle/High School
    8. Tobacco Use Prevention Through Schools
      1. Making the Connection: Tobacco Product Use Behaviors and Academic Grades (Fact Sheet)
      2. Tobacco Use Behaviors (Table)
    9. Making the Connection: Alcohol and Academic Grades (Fact Sheet)
    10. Alcohol Use Behaviors (Table)
    11. Health and Academics
      1. Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students
      2. Health and Academic Achievement
      3. Improving Academic Achievement through Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
    12. E-Learning Series: Training Tools for Healthy Schools
    13. Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program: A Guide for Schools (Training)
    14. School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (Training)
    15. Food Allergies in Schools Toolkit
      1. Select Resources for Schools
      2. The Role of School Administrators
      3. The Role of School District Superintendents
      4. The Role of School Nutrition Professionals
      5. The Role of Teachers and Paraeducators
      6. The Role of School Mental Health Professionals
      7. The Role of Transportation Staff
      8. The Role of School Nurses - Podcast
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)
    1. Sexual Risk Behaviors: HIV, STD, & Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    2. Protective Factors - School Connectedness
      1. School Connectedness: For School Districts and School Administrators
      2. School Connectedness: For Teachers and Other School Staff
      3. School Connectedness: For Parents and Families
      4. School Connectedness: Strategies for Increasing Protective Factors Among Youth
      5. Fostering School Connectedness: Staff Development Program Facilitator's Guide
  6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Safe Youth, Safe Schools
    1. Walk to School Safety
    2. Child Passenger Safety
    3. Teen Driver Safety
    4. Playground Injuries
    5. Heads Up to Schools: Know Your Concussion ABCs
  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
    1. Overview
    2. Results
  8. United States Environmental Protection Agency
    1. Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools
    2. Mold and Indoor Air Quality in School
    3. Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Guide
  9. Other health-related resources
    1. Managing an Infectious Disease Outbreak in a School
    2. Stress in America 2013 Highlights: Are Teens Adopting Adults' Stress Habits
    3. Talk. They Hear You.
      1. Partner Resources
      2. Materials for Schools