Governor Rauner Designates October 2017 as Chiropractic Health Care Month

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Governor Rauner has issued a proclamation to designate October 2017 as Chiropractic Health Care Month in Illinois. The proclamation highlights the benefits and importance of chiropractic care throughout the State.  The proclamation also recognizes the dedication chiropractic physicians have for their patients. Every year approximately two million patients in Illinois visit chiropractic physicians.

States all around the country, along with the American Chiropractic Association, will celebrate October as Chiropractic Health Care Month.  We encourage you to let your patients know about Chiropractic Health Care Month by printing a copy of the proclamation and displaying it in your office.


Click here for to read and print the full proclamation.

About Author

Lindsay Wagahoff, MA

Lindsay joined the ICS in 2017 as our Director of Governmental Relations. In addition to her Masters in Political Science, Lindsay has served on staff with the Office of the House Republican Leader as a legislative analyst. Also, she staffed the Human Services Committee (which handles Medicaid), as well as, the appropriations committee for Human Services. Prior to serving in this capacity, Lindsay was the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, and brings a full understanding of member relations. Her friendly and bright demeanor and tenacious attitude allows the Illinois Chiropractic Society to maintain positive health care relationships and advance the chiropractic profession both at the Capitol and with regulatory bodies.

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