TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.1310 LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
Section 690.1310 Local Health Authority
a) All local boards of health, health authorities and officers, police officers, sheriffs and all other officers and employees of the State or any locality shall enforce the rules in this Subpart and orders issued by the Department pursuant to Section 2 of the Act. (Section 2(a) of the Act)
b) This Subpart applies to all local health departments certified pursuant to the Certified Local Health Department Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 600).
c) In accordance with Section 2310-15 of the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law, the Department has the general authority to delegate to a certified local health department, for the purpose of local administration and enforcement, the duties that the Department is authorized to enforce. Due to the need for immediate action to respond to a threat of a dangerously contagious or infectious disease, the Department delegates its powers to issue orders for isolation, quarantine or closure; physical examinations and tests; collection of specimens; administration of vaccines, medications and treatments; and observation and monitoring and to issue and enforce orders to certified local health departments within the State of Illinois.
(Source: Added at 32 Ill. Reg. 3777, effective March 3, 2008)