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Trauma Program

An Illinois Trauma Center is a hospital participating in an approved Emergency Medical Services System and designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide optimal care to trauma patients.  There are two levels of Trauma Centers in Illinois.  Level I (one) centers provide all essential services in-house, 24 hours per day where Level II (two) centers provide some essential services available in-house 24 hours per day, and provide other essential services readily available 24 hours a day.  IDPH appointments and supports a Trauma Advisory Council to advise the Department and Regional Trauma Council activities.  


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