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At least nineteen Illinois cases are now linked to the reports of elevated lead levels in recalled cinnamon applesauce pouches. To learn more about the recall, go to If you or a family member consumed this product, consult your health care provider.

Laws & Rules

IDPH has nearly 200 different programs that benefit literally each state resident and visitor. These programs are governed by laws passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed by the Governor, and administrative rules adopted by IDPH or another agency. The laws provide the general framework or authority for regulating or prescribing a course of conduct. Administrative rules interpret the law to guide the activity of those affected and the actions of agency employees to ensure the uniform application of the law. 

This page contains a comprehensive list of laws and rules related to IDPH organized by topic. Please browse this collection of laws. If you can not find the information that you are looking for, type a search term into the search tool at the top of the page.

For emergency, proposed and/or recently adopted rules, click here