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Healthy Illinois 2021

The State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) and the State Innovation Model (SIM) are two large programs that make up Healthy Illinois 2021. The SHIP will describe priorities and strategies for health status and public health system improvement, with a focus on prevention. The SIM is an initiative to develop a strong health care system.

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URL: https://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/provider-partner-resources/healthy-illinois.html

IDPH Health Regions & Local Health Departments

Health Regions and Local Health Departments Click on a region on the map for a list of local health departments. All Health Regions All Local Health Departments IDPH Regional Office Bellwood West Chicago Champaign Marion Edwardsville Peoria Rockford No Local Health Department Local Health Department Jurisdictional Boundaries

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Health Care Provider

Information for Health Care Providers. Lab Testing & Services. Health Care Worker Registry. File a Complaint. COVID Testing Facilities. Nursing Homes. Medical cannabis. Topics. Oral Health. Life Stages & Populations. Patient Safety & Quality. Naloxone. Institutional Review Board. Services. View More. Licensing & Certification.

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Health Care Worker

Information for Health Care Workers. Prevention and Wellness. Worker Registry Info. Training. COVID Testing Facilities. Nursing Homes. Medical cannabis.

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Home Health Care

The following steps outline how a HHC employee would sign-up and register for access to SIREN/HAN. SIREN (State of Illinois Rapid Electronic Notification), has a self-registration process at www.siren.illinois.gov to receive important notifications from The Illinois Department of Public Health. Steps to complete registration: When selecting your organizations, filter using HCC

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IDPH Launches Online ‘Vax Verify’ System

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is launching a new immunization portal, Vax Verify, that will allow Illinois residents 18 years and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination record. Vax Verify can be accessed at https://idphportal.illinois.gov. “As more businesses, events, organizations, and others require proof of vaccination, Illinois residents will be able

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Illinois Department of Public Health Adopts CDC

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to adopt the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists’ (CSTE) guidance for PreK-12 school-associated outbreaks. Previously, CDC recommended that two cases associated with a school would constitute an outbreak.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Health Navigator Regional Coordinators

The COVID-19 Pandemic Health Navigator Program (PHNP) is an integral part of the State’s response to COVID-19. This Program will utilize Pandemic Health Navigators (PHNs) to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 through education and outreach to vulnerable communities, coordinate resources for those infected or exposed, and provide contact tracing support to the Illinois Contact Tracing

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Oral Health Workforce

Oral Health Workforce. Good oral health supports life-long health and achievements in education, employment, and social relationships. Diseases of the mouth frequently are painless and will continue to progress resulting in complex and costly services. The best protection is a healthy diet of low sugar food and beverages, the mineral fluoride

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Nursing Homes in Illinois

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Home Services Agencies

Home Health Agencies. For a single home health agency license only, each initial and renewal application shall be accompanied by a license fee of $25. The fee is not refundable. What is the process for an agency to expand the geographical service area to service clients/patients?

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Public Health Assessments and Health Consultations

The Illinois Department of Public Health reviews information about hazardous substances at waste sites and evaluates whether exposure to these substances might cause harm. This written evaluation is called a public health assessment. A follow-up document may be written on the site if new information or sampling data becomes available. This written document is called a health

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Health Alert Network

The Health Alert Network, HAN/SIREN, provides the tools and capacity for rapid, reliable, and secure web-based alerting as well as communication and organization-based health information sharing and collaboration. Siren is the emergency planning, alerting, and notification system for IDPH. It serves as a single central point for finding, creating, and sharing information.

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Health Care Provider Certification

A health care provider can choose to select “Yes” to the lifelong debilitation condition question. If “Yes” is selected, future renewals will not require the health care provider to submit health care provider certifications. This designation can only be changed by revoking the certification and resubmitting a …

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Home Health Agencies

Home Health Agencies are public agencies or private organizations that provide skilled nursing services and at least one other home health service. The services provided to a person at his or her residence are accordance to a plan of treatment for illness or infirmity prescribed by a physician or podiatrist. OASIS Basics and Update Training IDPH is offering an OASIS Education

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Public Health Node

The Public Health Node also provides a valuable service to both health care and public health by hosting the Extensively Drug Resistant Organisms (XDRO) registry, which is a novel, bi-directional informatics tool used for enhanced infection control.

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Health Care Providers & Facilities

Reporting COVID-19 All providers and testing sites must report to Public Health all individuals tested for COVID-19, in accordance with the Illinois Control of Communicable Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 690.200(a)(5)). Mandated reporters, such as health care providers, hospitals and laboratories, by law must report probable or confirmed cases of COVID-19 electronically

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STATE OF ILLINOIS

The Health Care Professional Credentials Data Collection Act [410 ILCS 517] requires that this form be collected from health care professionals by hospitals, health care entities, and health care plans which desire to credential such professional. Each hospital, health care entity, and health care plan may also

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Rural Health Centers

A Rural Health Clinic is a clinic that is located in a rural area designated as a shortage area, is not a rehabilitation agency or a facility primarily for the care and treatment of mental diseases, and meets all other requirements of 42 CFR 405 and 491. How to Become Medicare Certified Rural Health Medicare Certification Rural Health Medicare Certification CHOW Complaints For

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Lead Poisoning Prevention

The role of lead prevention and intervention activities are delegated to local health departments and health districts that provide services under a grant agreement. The goal of the Program is to provide assistance for case management services, education and …

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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). We continuously strive to identify and hire a diverse team of professionals who will help advance the mission of our agency. As an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce, IDPH welcomes and encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, religion,

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Oral Health Data

Surveillance Division of Oral Health is placing a priority on a state-based oral health surveillance system. This priority is captured in one of the goals of the state's oral health improvement plan developed by stakeholders and partners. We are hopeful that this system will come to full fruition in the next 12-18 months. Surveillance is the ongoing, systematic collection,

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Oral Health Policy and Practice Guidelines

Oral health practice guidelines for prenatal providers include instructions on how to assess oral health status, advise and educate patients, and collaborate with oral health care providers. Similarly, specific recommendations for oral health care providers include assessment (health history, dental history, comprehensive examination, including

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Illinois Oral Health Toolkit

Oral health is a key component of overall health and optimal health can be maintained or improved for all individuals by improving knowledge, nutrition, self-care practices, and timely professional care. However, for many individuals and communities’ getting timely professional care services is difficult.

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Oral Health in Illinois: A Focus on Pregnancy and Early

Oral health is a key component of overall health, and optimal health can be maintained or improved during the prenatal period. Pregnancy is an opportune time for health interventions and serves as a “teachable” moment when women may be motivated to adopt more healthy behaviors.

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Oral Health Plan IV

Oral health is a crucial part of overall health. Oral health does far more than ensuring good breath, strong teeth, healthy gums, and a bright, white smile. Good oral health and hygiene can improve your overall health, lowering your risk of complications due to several serious diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and preterm or low weight births

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Lab and Testing Procedures

To improve efficiency across IDPH labs, the Illinois Department of Public Health has implemented the IL ETOR portal (Illinois Electronic Test Ordering and Reporting portal). ETOR is a web-based portal that will allow a submitter to enter all the necessary data to submit a COVID sample electronically on a laptop, tablet, or desktop

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The Illinois Department of Public Health Internship Program

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is one of the State's oldest agencies - originally established in 1877 to regulate medical practitioners and to promote sanitation. Today, IDPH is responsible for protecting the state's 12.8 million residents, as well as countless visitors, through the prevention and control of disease and injury.

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Guidance For Employers and Employees on Workers' Rights

During a public health crisis such as COVID-19, there is a heightened potential for fear, stigma, and discrimination. If an employee believes they have been fired, demoted, or harassed because their employer believes that they are from a country where there is a high incidence of COVID-19 cases, they may file a charge with the IDHR.

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Environmental Health Fact Sheets

Environmental Health Fact Sheets. Abandoned Wells An estimated 400,000 private water wells in Illinois provide drinking water to approximately 1.3 million people. Each year, many of these wells are abandoned when they are replaced with new wells or when homes are connected to community water systems. A large number of these abandoned wells are

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Long-Term Care Facility Data

Information provided below is provisional, subject to change, and updated weekly. The data source for this page is from The Nursing Home COVID-19 Public File which includes data reported by nursing homes to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Long Term Care Facility (LTCF) COVID-19 Module: Surveillance Reporting Pathways and COVID-19 Vaccinations.

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Overview of Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing

6 Home Health Aide and Home Services Worker Services Definition of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA – an individual who does not hold a professional license from the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, volunteers to provide licensed services without pay; was grandfathered in, has successfully completed the Basic Nursing

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Illinois Department Of Public Health Launches Targeted

Illinois Department Of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort To Help Prevent Outbreaks. SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to prevent hepatitis A outbreaks in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with almost two dozen local health departments 1 around the state to make hepatitis A vaccine more readily

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Environmental Health Protection

Environmental Health Protection. Asbestos Abatement In the mid-1980s, newly enacted state and federal legislation required that schools be inspected for asbestos and that plans for its management be developed. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) staff reviews asbestos management plans for elementary and secondary school facilities

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Public Health Officials Announce 1,922 New Cases of

Public Health Officials Announce 1,922 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease. SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,922 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths. Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s

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Freedom of Information Act

Illinois Department of Public Health Freedom of Information Officer 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001. Does it cost anything? Pursuant to the Act, there is a charge for request responses exceeding 50 pages. The fee is 15 cents per page starting at page 51.

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Certificate of Child Health Examination

Health care provider (MD, DO, APN, PA, school health professional, health official) verifying above immunization history must sign below. If adding dates to the above immunization history section, put your initials by date(s) and sign here.

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Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act

Every hospital required to be licensed by IDPH that provides general medical and surgical hospital services, shall provide either transfer services; hospital emergency services and forensic services for adults, with transfer of pediatrics; or hospital emergency services and forensic services for all ages to all sexual assault survivors in relation to injuries or trauma resulting from a sexual

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DUE DATE IS 60 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE …

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Pursuant to the Home Health Agency Licensing Act (210 ILCS 55/1 et seq.) and the rules and regulations of the Illinois Department of Public Health, titled "Home Health, Home Service and Home Nursing Agency Code" (77 Ill. Adm. Code 245), this state agency is requesting disclosure of information that is necessary to accomplish

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How Public Health Impacts Your Life

On Thursday, many health departments will highlight the behavioral health work they do. One of the biggest behavioral and mental health issues Illinois and the nation faces is the opioid epidemic. While public health is tackling the problem, it will take the community working together to bring an end to the opioid crisis.

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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

Health Health is a dynamic state of complete physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Three measures were used in an analysis performed to estimate economic burden of health disparities in the United States (1) direct medical costs of health inequalities, (2) indirect costs of health inequalities and (3) costs of

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Power of Attorney for Health Care

Starting now, for the purpose of assisting me with my health care plans and decisions, my agent shall have complete access to my medical and mental health records, the authority to share them with others as needed, and the complete ability to communicate with my personal physician(s) and other health care providers, including the ability to

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Proof of School Dental Examination Form

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health 217 -785 -4899 • TTY (hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466 • www.dph.illinois.gov IOCI 0600-10 …

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Public Health Officials Announce 2,441 New Cases of

Over 102,000 doses of vaccine administered yesterday. SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,441 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 55 additional deaths. Cook County: 2 females 40s, 3 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 4 males 60s

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are some of the most commonly reported diseases in the United States. It is estimated that there are almost 20 million new STD infections each year in the United States. Of these new infections, half are among young people age 15-24. Many STDs can be easily diagnosed and treated. It is common that many people will not have any symptoms when

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The Community Health Worker and Oral Health

Dental care is the most common unmet health care need. CHWs can provide oral health education and the ability to assess the need for an oral health examination by a dentist. 1 out of 3 adults (20-44 years of age) have untreated tooth decay. 1 out of 5 adults 60 years of age and older no longer have natural teeth. Common concepts include:

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Health Care Provider Registration Instructions

Complete the Health Care Provider - Office Contact Information section. Read the Confidentiality Agreement, enter your name in the Electronic Signature box, and then select Register. A confirmation window appears and an email is sent to you. Follow the instructions in the email and click the Click here link. The Sign In/Registration page opens.

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Accessing Oral Health Care in Illinois

Oral health is more than just healthy teeth. Oral refers to the mouth, which includes the teeth, gums, and supporting tissues. FDI World Dental Federation defines oral health as "multi-faceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow, and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort, and

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