TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER X: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 672 WIC VENDOR MANAGEMENT CODE
SECTION 672.200 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION AND NUMBER OF VENDORS


 

Section 672.200  Geographic Distribution and Number of Vendors

 

Prior to offering an application to a potential Applicant vendor, the Department shall utilize Participant/Vendor Ratios and shall consider Participant needs within geographical locations to determine if the Applicant meets the Regional Participant/Vendor Ratio to be eligible for selection.  The Participant/Vendor Ratio shall be calculated for the geographic regions within the State of Illinois (see Appendix A) to determine the need for WIC Retail Vendors within such regions.  Participant/Vendor Ratios for  Regions one through six shall be greater than 40:1.  Regions seven and eight shall be greater than 100:1.  Region nine shall be greater than 145:1.

 

(Source:  Amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 7509, effective May 1, 2000)