Programs and resources

Staffing - There are 18 nurses and 69 licensed and certified professional staff at CUPHD. These licensures and certifications include:

  • dentistry
  • epidemiology
  • registered nurse (RN),
  • licensed practical nurses (LPN)
  • nurse practitioners
  • environmental health specialist
  • registered dietician (RD)
  • certified public accountant (CPA)
  • lactation consultants
  • hearing and vision specialist
  • HIV case managing

Staff members also speak languages other than English. They include Spanish, French, Chinese (mandarin), Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, and Gujarati. Additionally, at least one person in each division has presented at a conference or been published in a journal.

Space - There is a total of 4 conference rooms that are equipped with IT supported items (computers, phones, projectors, etc.). In the Wellness and Health Promotion division, a full demonstration kitchen is available as space for use. There is also access to examination rooms and laboratories for specimen evaluation in most departments. A full dental clinic and breast feeding room is also offered at CUPHD. Two RV mobile health units equipped with various health intervention materials are used in community outreach projects. The Infectious Disease Prevention and Management division also has a separate off-site space for intervention specific support group meetings.

Equipment - Each department has materials and equipment that are central to the function of the division.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is organized into multi-disciplinary divisions which include the following divisions, programs and services:

  • Infectious Disease Prevention and Management
    • Men and women ages 18-64, low income
    • In clinic: ages 18-30, mostly white and African American
    • Services: Some ongoing, some have end dates
    • Serve 17 counties in Illinois
    • HIV prevention, education, counseling and testing
    • HIV Case Management services for persons living with AIDS
    • STD prevention, education, counseling, testing, and treatment, including expedited partner therapy (EPT), which means providing a person with an STD the medication to provide to their sexual partner(s).
    • Testing for Hepatitis C
    • Vaccination against Hepatitis A & B
    • Vaccination against HPV
    • TB testing and Directly-Observed Therapy (DOT) for those with latent and active TB infection
    • Comprehensive harm reduction services, including syringe exchange
    • Two Mobile Clinics (Wellness on Wheels)
    • Service outreach to bars, jails, schools, and special events
    • Follow-up of all reportable communicable diseases in Champaign County
  • Maternal and Child Health
    • Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program
    • Family Case Management
    • Child & adolescent immunizations
    • Health Works (medical case management for wards of the Department of Children and Family Services)
    • Blood Lead Tests
    • Breastfeeding, counseling and support
    • Genetics referrals
    • Perinatal depression screening
    • Pregnancy testing
    • Assistance signing up for All Kids health insurance
    • On-site Fruit and Vegetable Only Farmer's Markets
    • Promotion of SNAP gardens (using food stamps to purchase food producing plants.
    • Summer food program (free breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack for any child 18 years and younger when school is in summer recess).
    • "A Book of My Own" Program. Provides a free book for every child under the age of 18 who receives services, including dental, at CUPHD.
    • Fluoride varnish treatments for infants.
  • Wellness and Health Promotion
    • Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP)
    • Wise Woman Program (provide Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer eligible participants, who are low-income, under- or uninsured 40-64 year old, with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to improve diet, physical activity, and other lifestyle behaviors to prevent, delay, and control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.
    • Smoking cessation classes and tobacco prevention programs
    • Vision and hearing screenings
    • Adult Immunizations, including flu, pneumonia, and travel shots.
    • Illinois Diabetes Control Program
    • Dental
      • Dental services in the Urbana School Health Center
      • In-school dental exam and sealant program
      • Seven dental operatories with 2 full-time dental teams (two in Urbana School Health Center)
      • X-rays, including panoramic dental x-ray
      • Dental hygiene and restorative care (extractions and fillings)
      • all Urbana students, all CU children with Medicaid, Champaign county DCFS wards 1- 18
      • Champaign clinic: CU children 1-18 with Medicaid and Champaign county DCFS wards
      • Urbana clinic: Urbana unit 116 students
      • Services ongoing until 18 years old
    • Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP), Illinois WISEWOMAN Program (IWP), Adult immunizations
      • IBCCP: uninsured women ages 35-64 in Champaign, McLean and Vermillion counties
      • IWP: uninsured women ages 40-64, 250% FPL income, primarily Champaign county
      • Services are provided until client meets program eligibility
    • Health Promotion
      • Ages 18 and up
      • Any resident of Champaign county
      • Referred from state quit line
  • Environmental Health
    • Restaurant inspections
    • Inspections of body art facilities
    • Inspection of tanning facilities
    • Food worker training
    • Inspection of private water wells and private septic systems
    • Vector surveillance and mitigation (controlling mosquitoes to prevent West Nile Virus and other vector-borne illnesses).
    • Radon Detection
    • Emergency Planning (using the All Hazards approach)