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Measles cases are on the rise globally and here in Illinois the number is increasing as well. Vaccines are 97% effective in preventing this highly contagious disease.  To learn more about this infection and get information on vaccination, go to  Learn how to identify measles and the safe and effective vaccine that can prevent this potentially life-threatening infection for adults and children. 

Life Safety & Construction

The Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Health Care Regulation, Division of Life Safety and Construction, conducts licensure and certification surveys for licensed healthcare facilities. The Division is made up of two sections, the Design and Construction Section and the Field Services Section.

The Design and Construction Section is responsible for plan reviews for licensed health care facilities and the CMS certification surveys for non-long term care facilities. The Field Services Section is responsible for the CMS annual certification surveys for long term care facilities.