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CCDPH Hosts First Virtual Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) in the Nation

Oct 13, 2020 | Press Release

Oak Forest, IL – Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is now conducting the 2020 Suburban Cook County Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (SCC YRBS). This is the first time in the nation the YRBS has ever been offered virtually.

The YRBS is a survey of students in grades 9 through 12 that assesses priority health-risk behaviors, including (1) behaviors that result in unintentional injuries and violence; (2) tobacco use; (3) alcohol and other drug use; (4) sexual behaviors that could contribute to sexually transmitted diseases, and unintended pregnancies; (5) dietary behaviors; and (6) physical activity. Learn more