• The Illinois Disability and Health Program supports activities to improve the health and quality of life among people with disabilities.

  • Improving the health and well being  of Illinois’ racial and ethnic minority populations. 

  • Infant mortality continues to be a complex health issue with many medi-cal, social, and economic determinants. 

  • Responsible for the health and well-being of all of Illinois’ mothers, infants, children and their families.

  • Your family history holds key information about your past and clues to your future such as risks for certain genetic conditions and health problems

  • If detected early, some of the problems, such as illness, mental retardation, poor growth or death can be prevented by newborn screening. 

  • Reaching Illinois women and girls through education and programs to help improve their health throughout their lifespans. 

  • Providing educational information and resources to men across Illinois to raise awareness and improve their overall quality of life. 

  • Improving access to primary health care in rural and underserved areas of Illinois and encouraging community involvement in health issues.