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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. 

Down Syndrome Organizations and Community Groups in Illinois

The following Down syndrome organizations and community groups are active in Illinois. The links are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation. The Illinois Department of Public Health and state of Illinois Web site provides links to other Internet sites for informational purposes and the convenience of its users. When users select a link to an external Web site, they are leaving the Illinois Department of Public Health Web site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the external site.