(410 ILCS 260/20)
Responsibilities of hospitals, health care providers, and child care providers.
(a) Every hospital, maternal or pediatric health care provider, and child care provider shall encourage parents and primary caregivers to participate in the voluntary Shaken Baby Prevention Program by:
(1) informing parents of all newborn children about
(2) making available to parents the shaken baby
awareness and prevention multimedia materials provided by the Department;
(3) making program participation forms developed by
the Department available for signing by parents after viewing the multimedia materials; and
(4) keeping all program participation forms and
evaluation forms on file.
(b) Hospitals shall report to the Department by no later than the first of November of each year: (i) the total number of births that occurred at the hospital that year; (ii) the total number of viewings of the shaken baby multimedia educational materials; and (iii) the total number of Shaken Baby Prevention Program participation forms signed at the hospital. All evaluation forms filled out during the year shall be forwarded to the Department with that data.
(Source: P.A. 94-228, eff. 1-1-06.)