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Illinois Medical Patients Rights Act

Sec. 1. The purpose of this Act is to establish certain rights for medical patients and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.

Follow the link below to read the full Medical Patients Rights Act.


School Code

This Public Act 099-0249 contains information regarding school health examinations and immunizations. See the links below to read the full public act. This act contains the information needed for both Religious and Medical exemptions. For immunization exemption procedures please visit the exemptions page here.


College Immunization Code

ILLINOIS COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SUBCHAPTER (k): COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS PART 694 COLLEGE IMMUNIZATION CODE


Day Care Codes

For immunization exemption procedures please visit the exemptions page here.


Health Care Employee Vaccination Code

Since 2009 there has been a statute that requires facilities to offer influenza vaccines while permitting Religious, Philosophical and Medical exemptions for the employees.

The Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion.


Newborn Procedures

Vitamin K

There is no existing law that says a parent must submit their child to the infant vitamin K at birth. You may use the Medical Patients Right Act to protect your choice to refuse this procedure.

Erythromycin

There is a law but only in the birth center administrative rules NOT in hospital licensing standard rules.