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Vital Statistics

IDPH each year records about a half million vital record events as mandated by state statutes and federal uniform data collection requirements.


A web-based data query system for collecting and disseminating public health data. NOTE: For historical data purposes only.


Collecting statewide information on cancer incidence, adverse pregnancy outcomes, occupational diseases and hazardous exposures.

IL Hospital Report Card

Access information on quality and safety data, nurse staffing, patient satisfaction and costs of services in Illinois hospitals and surgery centers.

Syndromic Surveillance

A web-based surveillance system for hospital visits that captures information on chief complaints and diagnosis in near real-time.

IL Health Data Portal (Open Data) is an open data portal that provides ready access to public datasets. Click here to obtain the latest IDPH datasets. 


A web-based data query system for collecting and disseminating current public health data in a collaborative effort with seven agencies. 

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

An ongoing population-based survey of women who have recently delivered a live born infant in Illinois to reduce infant morbidity and mortality.

Institutional Review Board

IRB reviews research studies to ensure the rights and well being of people who are subjects in research are protected. 

Database & Datafile Resources Guide

A compendium of databases and datafiles used within IDPH which lists variables collected, contacts, limitations on data use and other information.

EMS Data Reporting System

Provides access to databases reporting on statewide mortality, trauma registry, traffic crash reports and hospital discharges. 

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

A state-based program that gathers information on risk factors among Illinois adults 18 years of age and older through monthly telephone surveys. 

Illinois Morbidity and Mortality Bulletin

The IMMB is IDPH’s primary publication for scientific articles of interest to public health communities and professionals in Illinois.

Advisory Boards Sessions

Past Agendas and meeting minutes captured from the various IDPH advisory board sessions.

Forms & Publications

This page contains a comprehensive list of IDPH’s forms and publications organized by topic. Just type what you are looking for and we'll do what we can to help you find it.

Laws & Rules

IDPH has nearly 200 different programs that benefit literally each state resident and visitor. We have comprehensive list of laws and rules related to IDPH organized by topic.

Advisory Boards

Past agendas and meeting minutes captured from the various IDPH advisory board sessions.