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Barbara Jeffers

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Executive Director, Kane County H...

Phone: (312) ***-****  HQ Phone
Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
180 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1200
Chicago , Illinois 60601
United States

Company Description: NIPHC is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of health departments in Northern Illinois to respond to threats of the health of the public and promote and assure...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MPH
  • Bachelors of Science Degree
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Masters of Public Health degree
    Northern Illinois University
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Leadership - Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium, 27 Aug 2015 [cached]
Barb Jeffers
Barbara Jeffers, MPH Executive Director, Kane County Health Department
Contact Information, 17 Oct 2008 [cached]
Barbara Jeffers, MPH, Executive Director 630-444-3124
Jeffers named KCHD Executive ..., 19 Feb 2013 [cached]
Jeffers named KCHD Executive Director
Barbara Jeffers The Kane County Board appointed Barbara Jeffers, MPH, the permanent Executive Director of the Health Department Feb. 13. Jeffers had been serving as Interim Executive Director since June, 2012, when she was appointed to the fill the position of former Executive Director Paul Kuehnert, who left for another position.
Jeffers said she will sustain the momentum of the department in terms of protecting the community, maintaining its partnerships, and continuing the department’s strategic planning. Her commitment to partnerships is stronger than ever, for only by working together can the Department achieve its vision of having the healthiest residents in Illinois by 2030. The commitment to strategic planning continues to be firm as the first implementation projects of the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) are now being felt throughout the county. “The CHIP needs the support of everyone if we are to successfully attack the threats to community health and well being and meet our health priorities,� Jeffers said. “This is not just a Health Department document, it is a blueprint for the entire community to follow for a better quality of life for all of us.�
Over the last seven-plus years, Barbara Jeffers has held several positions at the Health Department, the most recent prior to be named Interim Executive Director was as the Assistant Director for Administration. In that role, she was responsible for high level administrative functions including budgeting, human resources, labor relations, and facilities management. Prior to County Government, she was employed by the State of Illinois for 14 years, her last appointment being the Director of Training and Development for the Department of Human Services. She possesses a unique set of skills and attributes that will continue to be an asset to the Health Department. Barb has a Masters of Public Health degree from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
The Kane County Health Department ..., 18 Feb 2015 [cached]
The Kane County Health Department Executive Director Barb Jeffers told the Public Health Committee that the ECC student is not considered a Kane County case because she lives in Cook County and is included in its count.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the state had 14 confirmed measles cases as of Tuesday. Nationwide, 141 cases were reported in 17 states and Washington, D.C., between Jan. 1 and Feb. 13, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Kane County Health Department provided measles vaccinations Friday and Tuesday to those at ECC who might have been exposed to the highly contagious respiratory disease, Jeffers said.
Were prepared, she said, noting the county had to order adult vaccinations because it typically carries vaccinations for children.
The award is evidence of our ..., 16 July 2013 [cached]
The award is evidence of our commitment to developing responsive and innovative public health programs that improve the health of local residents,� said Barbara Jeffers, Executive Director of the Kane County Health Department.
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