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State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:

Claudia Nash, MS
Genetics Program Administrator
Illinois Department of Health
Health Assessment and Screening
535 West Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761
(217)785-8101
cnash@idph.state.il.us
 
 
Clinical Genetic Services:

Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.

 Click here for: Illinois Department of Public Health/Genetics and Newborn Screening:
                      What to Ask Your Genetic Counselor
 

GeneTests
, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: GeneTests - Illinois Clinical Directory
 
 Legislation:

Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward. One example of genetic-related legislation in Illinois is:

Click here for: Chapter 410. Public Health. Illinois Compiled Statues ILCS 513. Genetic Privacy Act.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: Illinois General Assembly Online

Click here for: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity. Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).
 

 

   
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