Illinois licensed physicians are included in a list of “mandated reporters” who must notify the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when they have reasonable cause to believe that a child may be abused or neglected. All mandated reporters, including physicians, must now complete DCFS mandated reporter training under a recent amendment to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, effective January 1, 2020.[i]
This week we have been receiving a number of questions regarding shifts in mitigations as the state of Illinois moves into phase 5 of the COVID-19 restrictions on June 11, 2021. We address these questions in regard to the health care setting. Watch the video to learn more!
The ICS is pleased to announce that Dr. Vijay Patel, Illinois Chiropractic Society President, awarded Dr. Ken Pangle with a President’s Award this week for 60 years of distinguished service to his patients and the chiropractic community in Illinois.