Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the state of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of this Act. Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussion public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest. – Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1.
Julie Clark, FOIA Officer
Douglas Corbett, Deputy FOIA Officer
The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department is a bi-county health department formed in 1980 to serve the residents of Ford and Iroquois counties. The agency is a certified Medicare and Medicaid agency and is accredited through the Community Health Accreditation Program known as CHAP.
Currently the agency has over sixty programs. There are 35 full time employees and 5 part-time employees on staff.
We have office locations at 235 North Taft Street in Paxton, IL and at 114 North Third Street in Watseka, IL.
Please contact Julie Clark, our FOIA Officer, with requests for information through the FOIA.
The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department (FIPHD) does not retain any lobbyists. The FIPHD is a member of the Illinois Association of Public Health Administrator’s (IAPHA). As a matter of record, IAPHA retains the consulting firm of Alice Foss listed as lobbyist on behalf of the association.