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  1. Article number 1 - IDHHC Announcement
  2. Article number 2 - Registration for Free Face Shields
  3. Article number 3 - 2020 Census
  4. Article number 4 - Upcoming Meeting Information
  5. Article number 5 - IL BEI Performance Testing - Out of State Residents
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    IDHHC Announcement

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission will not be open to the public.  The Governor has instructed all state agencies to temporarily reduce activities and workforce to core mission functions and essential operations.  IDHHC staff will be working remotely and continue to monitor emails and calls during this time.

     

    For more information on COVID-19, please click here.

     

  •  FaceShield

    Registration for Free Face Shields

    ​IDHHC will be distributing a pack of five clear face shields to anyone who is a resident of Illinois.   Face Shield Registration

    DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THE FACE SHIELDS, IDHHC IS UNABLE TO CONTINUE TAKING REQUESTS.  


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    2020 Census

    ​The 2020 Census is more than a population count. It's an opportunity to shape the future of your community.

    USCensus2020-accessible-everyone.pdf

    2020 Census ASL Video

    IL 2020 Census - DHS

  •  Upcoming Meeting Information

    Upcoming Meeting Information

    Commissioner  Meeting

    • Date: Friday, May 8, 2020 (Cancelled)
    • Time  10:00 AM
    • Location: IDHHC
      528 S. Fifth Street, Suite 209
      Springfield, IL 62701

     

    Interpreter Licensure Board Meeting

    • Next Meeting Date: Friday, June 5, 2020 (Cancelled)
    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: IDHHC
      528 S. Fifth Street, Suite 209
      Springfield, IL 62701
  •  Interpreter Conference

    IL BEI Performance Testing - Out of State Residents

    DUE TO ITS CURRENT BACKLOG, IDHHC IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT APPLICATIONS FOR THE BEI PERFORMANCE MASTER EXAMS.  IDHHC WILL PROCESS ALL APPLICATIONS WHICH HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECEIVED.  HOWEVER, PLEASE BE AWARE RESULTS ARE TAKING ANYWHERE BETWEEN 6-9 MONTHS.  IF YOU HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION BUT HAVE NOT TESTED, YOU CAN CONTACT DHH.INTERPRETER@ILLINOIS.GOV TO CANCEL YOUR APPLICATION AND REQUEST A REFUND.

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