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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Explore the rich history of mental health initiatives in Chicago through reports from the Chicago Department of Public Health archives. This valuable information showcases CDPH's enduring commitment to supporting mental well-being among Chicagoans and the City's proactive approach to mental health care:

Mental Health Task Force Report, 1987Chicago Mental Health Task Force report, 6/9/1987

  • 2022 HIV + Syphilis Data Brief
    In honor of World AIDS Day, the Syndemic Infectious Disease Bureau is releasing the 2022 HIV + STI Data Brief. This report provides a brief overview of data surrounding the current state of HIV and Syphilis infections in Chicago.
  • CDPH Data Brief: COVID-19 in Pregnancy
    CDPH shares this brief with clinical and community partners serving pregnant people and infants to improve understanding of the local experience of COVID-19 in pregnancy and inform interventions to improve pregnancy-related outcomes and disparities.
  • HEIAP Systems Change Collaborative Report
    This report, developed with cross-sector experts including people with lived expertise, documents recommendations to improve the health of Chicagoans experiencing homelessness and gives updates on the City and partners' implementation of recommendations.
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention & Data Report
    Chicago has made great progress in reducing childhood lead poisoning. This report presents recent data related to blood lead testing and the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels in children. CDPH uses this data to understand how well our strategies to eliminate childhood lead poisoning are working and to guide our future actions.
  • Healthy Chicago Equity Zones (HCEZ) 1-pager
    Healthy Chicago Equity Zones (HCEZ) are hyper-local partnerships established to achieve the Healthy Chicago 2025 goal: closing the racial life expectancy gap in our city.
  • The Relation of Neighborhood Racial and Income Polarity to Preterm Birth Rates in Chicago
    Aaron J. Weiss, Margarita Reina, Nana Matoba, Nik Prachand, James W. Collins Jr.