Illinois Freedom of Information Act

East Side Health District
Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Posting
Pursuant to 5 ILCS 40/1 et. Seq.

PURPOSE: East Side Health District is devoted to improving the public health and environment for residents of Canteen, Centreville, East St Louis and Stites townships by providing preventive health care:

  • In a humanitarian spirit
  • Without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, age, or national origin
  • That meets holistic needs
  • That is continuously improved in quality
  • That is part of an overall coordinated healthcare delivery system
  • That is in compliance with federal, state, and local statutes

This is accomplished with federal, state, local, and private resources to promote a healthy and informed population. We are continuing our efforts to prevent the spread of disease, promote the health and welfare of children and adults and protect the community from communicable diseases

ANNUAL BUDGET: The health district’s 2017 annual budget is $3,487,495

STAFFING LEVEL: The health district currently employs 43 full-time employees

GOVERNANCE: The health district is governed by a five-person Board of Health whose members include the Township supervisors for Canteen, Centreville, East St. Louis, and Stites and the St. Clair County Board Chairman

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RECORDS: Persons requesting information and records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) can be submitted in writing to:

Freedom of Information Act Officer
East Side Health District
650 N. 20th Street
East St. Louis, IL 62205

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OFFICER(S): The FOIA officer for East Side Health District is: Charme Rainey


The first (50) pages of black and white, letter or legal-sized copies are free.

Each copy after the 50th page of black and white, letter or legal sized copies are 15 cents per page.

A request for color copies or copies in a size other than letter or legal size will be charged the actual cost of reproduction of these copies.

For documents produced in electronic format, the requestor will be charged the office’s actual cost of providing the media (CD, DVD, etc.) which will contain the documents requested.

No per-page cost will be charged for documents provided only in electronic format.

The health district may require payment of all fees prior to the initiation of any copying of documents pursuant to statute. Reproduction fees for requests to be used for commercial purposes require advance payment of all fees.

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