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At least sixteen Illinois cases are now linked to the reports of elevated lead levels in recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches. To learn more about the recall, go to If you or a family member consumed this product, consult your health care provider.

Trainings and Conferences

The Illinois Department of Public Health's (IDPH) HIV/AIDS Section Training Unit is dedicated to providing quality educational programs – technical assistance and training that meet a wide range of objectives, thereby enhancing knowledge and skills in the areas of HIV/AIDS.

For a calendar  of upcoming events, please see RESOURCES in the right-hand column.


  • There is no registration fee for these courses.
  • Registration will be confirmed via email.
  • Directions to the training site will be provided in the confirmation notice.
  • Participants must attend all workshops/trainings in their entirety to receive certificates of attendance.
  • As a courtesy to everyone, workshop/training attendees must be punctual. Please arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the start time.
  • No one will be admitted to any training unless they are pre-registered, and have received confirmation from IDPH. If your name is not on the pre-registration sheet, you will not be admitted.
  • Anyone who fails to attend a training, in which they have pre-registered and have not notified IDPH no less than 48 hours prior to the training, will not be allowed to register for any other trainings for a period of 3 months. If you cannot attend a training in which you have pre-registered, you must notify IDPH no less than 48 hours prior to the start of the training. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for illness or emergencies, pending review by the Department.