Illinois Department of Public Health

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Department of Public Health
Department overview
Department executive
  • Ngozi O. Ezike, MD, Director of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is the code department[1][2] of the Illinois state government that prevents and controls disease and injury, regulates medical practitioners, and promotes sanitation. It is headquartered in Springfield.[3]

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  1. ^ Uphoff, Judy Lee (2012). "The Governor and the Executive Branch". In Lind, Nancy S.; Rankin, Erik (eds.). Governing Illinois: Your Connection to State and Local Government (PDF) (4th ed.). Center Publications, Center for State Policy and Leadership, University of Illinois at Springfield. pp. 78–79. ISBN 978-0-938943-28-0. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2014-08-10.
  2. ^ 20 ILCS 5/5-15
  3. ^ "Home Page." Illinois Department of Public Health. Retrieved on September 1, 2010. "Illinois Department of Public Health | 535 West Jefferson Street | Springfield, Illinois 62761."
  4. ^ Marostica, Laura (2012-05-19). "Fierce and faithful: the righteous life of Cathy Stokes". Deseret News. Retrieved 2019-07-28.

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