The Obesity Prevention Initiative Act of 2009 requires the Illinois
Department of Public Health to hold the hearings to gather
information on existing plans and opportunities for action.
Community organizations, health departments, health care providers,
educators and other interested parties are invited to attend and
The first meeting will be Feb. 26 in Chicago. Meetings in
Springfield and Carbondale will be in March.
For more details and to find out how to submit written testimony,
visit the public health department's Web site:
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