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Anyone 12 years of age and older is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Find your nearest vaccination location at https://www.vaccines.gov/ or call (833) 621-1284 to schedule an appointment near you.

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Life Stages & Populations

  • Disability & Health The Illinois Disability and Health Program is a collaboration initiated jointly by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The goal of the program is to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, improve emergency preparedness and increase quality of life among people with disabilities. Funding for this program is provided
  • Minority Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Application The Center for Minority Health Services was created by statute as a vehicle for implementing change. It is designed to assess the health concerns of minority populations in Illinois and to assist in the creation and maintenance of culturally sensitive programs. To achieve this goal the Center works within the Department of Public Health and
  • Infant Mortality What is Infant Mortality (IM)? Infants who die before their first birthday are considered infant deaths. Those that die during days 0-27 are neonatal deaths, while those who die during days 28-364 are post-neonatal deaths. The mortality rates were calculated as the number of deaths per 1,000 live births. The infant, neonatal, and post-neonatal mortality rates have remained
  • Genomics Family Health History is Important Your family history holds key information about your past and clues to your future health. Many of your particular traits such as eye color, hair color and height are inherited. So, too, are risks for certain genetic conditions and health problems. By collecting your family's health history, you can learn what health problems you may be at
  • Maternal, Child & Family Health The Office of Women's Health and Family Services' Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health Services implements the Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant, which is responsible for the health and well-being of all of Illinois' mothers, infants, children (including those with special healthcare needs) and their families.
  • Newborn Screening Newborn screening is a half-century old, state-mandated public health activity aimed at early identification of babies affected with certain genetic, metabolic and congenital disorders. Screening, in Illinois, began in 1965 with testing for PKU (phenylketonuria, a metabolic disorder) and now encompasses screenings prior to discharge from a hospital or birthing center for more
  • Women's Health OFFICE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES Our Vision: The Illinois Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health and Family Services envisions a future free of health disparities, where all Illinoisans have access to continuous high quality health care. Our Mission: The Illinois Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health and Family Services strives to
  • Men's Health In 1900, women lived, on average, two years longer than men. By the late 1970s, the sex gap in life expectancy widened to 7.8 years. Although this gap has narrowed, the life expectancy of men in the United States is still 5.1 years shorter than that of women. This phenomenon is not restricted to the United States; it occurs worldwide. Men, on average, die younger than women.
  • Rural & Underserved Populations The Center for Rural Health was formed in 1989 on the recommendation of the Governor's Rural Health Task Force. The goal of the center is to improve access to primary health care in rural and underserved areas of Illinois and to encourage community involvement in health issues. The center also serves as an information clearinghouse on rural health issues. Center for Rural