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Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticalshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/Safely & Environmentally Dispose of PharmaceuticalsSafely & Environmentally Dispose of PharmaceuticalsGP0|#d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1;L0|#0d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1|IEPA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois EPA has launched an initiative in collaboration with partners in both the private and public sector to promote environmentally responsible disposal of unwanted/expired medications.
Obtain Free Breast & Cervical Cancer Screeningshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/free-breast-screeningsObtain Free Breast & Cervical Cancer ScreeningsGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offers free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women in Illinois, without insurance, 35 to 64 years old. Call the Women's Health Line to enroll.
Protect My Child from Illinesseshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/protect-my-childProtect My Child from IllinessesGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Immunizations, also known as vaccines are one of our greatest defenses against many serious illnesses. Learn about what vaccines are needed and at what age.
Radon Licensed Professionals Listhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEMA/radon-licensedRadon Licensed Professionals ListGP0|#836693d5-a1aa-4005-978c-0d6155b87d32;L0|#0836693d5-a1aa-4005-978c-0d6155b87d32|IEMA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IEMA licenses radon measurement and mitigation professionals to ensure they have the required training and knowledge to provide these services. This link enables you to search for licensed professionals in your area.
Resources on Leadhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/resources-leadResources on LeadGP0|#d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1;L0|#0d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1|IEPA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Links to helpful information regarding Lead in Drinking Water, Testing for Lead in Schools/Daycares, Lead Poisoning & Prevention and Lead-Based Paint Removal
HIPAA Plan Informationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICHIP/hipaa-plan-infoHIPAA Plan InformationGP0|#a7cdb1f0-5e81-46d9-867b-d28e1743890c;L0|#0a7cdb1f0-5e81-46d9-867b-d28e1743890c|ICHIP;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) plan is a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan available only to federally eligible individuals who qualify for coverage because they have had prior creditable coverage and meet the other HIPAA requirements. To receive maximum benefits under the plan, a designated PPO provider must be used. The HIPAA plan has two deductible options to choose from: $2,500 and $5,000.
Report Child Abuse & Neglecthttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DCFS/report-child-abuseReport Child Abuse & NeglectGP0|#0c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc;L0|#00c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc|DCFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Every year in Illinois, child abuse and neglect goes unreported. Experts tell us that one in five children will be abused or neglected before they turn 18 years old. When you call the DCFS Child Abuse Hotline, you are joining every day Illinoisans who make the socially-responsible choice to keep kids safe and get families the help they need, before it is too late.
Prevent Child Abductionhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/child-abductionPrevent Child AbductionGP0|#b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522;L0|#0b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522|ISP;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Teaching children about abduction safety is important, but the ultimate responsibility lies with trusted adults. Use these tips to help you learn more about abduction and how to better protect your child.
Obtain Disability & Rehabilitation Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/obtain-disability-assistanceObtain Disability & Rehabilitation AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Find more information about services and assistance available to individuals with disabilities.
Long Term Care Ombudsmanhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/ltc-ombudsmanLong Term Care OmbudsmanGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Mandated by the Federal Older Americans Act and the Illinois Act on Aging, the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is a resident-directedadvocacy program which protects and improves the quality of life for residents in a variety of long-term care settings. Ombudsmen work to resolve problems of individual residents and to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels to improve care. Ombudsman work is directed by the resident.
Find the Right Long-Term Care Facilityhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/long-term-care-facilityFind the Right Long-Term Care FacilityGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Persons ages 60+ seeking admission into a nursing home must go through the IDoA screening process. During the process, all persons seeking information are provided with all short and long-term care options, regardless of income or DON score.
File Railroad Safety Complainthttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICC/railroad-safety-complaintFile Railroad Safety ComplaintGP0|#afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09;L0|#0afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09|ICC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9File a railroad safety complaint
Obtain Alcoholism & Addiction Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/obtain-addiction-assistanceObtain Alcoholism & Addiction AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Find support and treatment services for alcoholism & addiction through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois.
Locate Emergency Food & Shelterhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/locate-food-shelterLocate Emergency Food & ShelterGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Emergency and Transitional Housing Program gives immediate and comprehensive shelter services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless.
Find a Public Health Program in My Communityhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/find-ph-programFind a Public Health Program in My CommunityGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IDPH funds a variety of programs in your community. Those programs may be offered through local health departments, community-based agencies, academic institutions or other familiar locations.
Watercraft & Snowmobile Renewalhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/renewal-watercraft-snowmobileWatercraft & Snowmobile RenewalGP0|#0d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2;L0|#00d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2|DNR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Drivers can find information about renewing watercraft and snowmobiles.
Illinois Methamphetamine Manufacturer Searchhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/meth-manufacturerIllinois Methamphetamine Manufacturer SearchGP0|#b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522;L0|#0b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522|ISP;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9This database was created pursuant to Public Act 094-0831 which required that persons convicted under 720 ILCS 646/15, Participation in Methamphetamine Manufacturing, be identified with that information made available to law enforcement and the general public.
Local Health Department Searchhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/local-health-searchLocal Health Department SearchGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9There are 97 certified local health departments across Illinois that can provide numerous services and information such as restaurant inspections, immunizations, and healthy living programs.
Obtain Mental Health Carehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/mental-health-careObtain Mental Health CareGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Learn about services available to those in need of mental health care.
Prevent Elder Abusehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/prevent-elder-abusePrevent Elder AbuseGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Caseworkers from local provider agencies - in coordination with the Adult Protective Services program - receive reports, conduct investigations, and work with older adults to resolve abusive situations. Information and resouces are made available at each of our provider agencies to help individuals identify, report and prevent elder abuse.
Medication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/mmdpMedication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Medication Management Demonstration (MMDP) seeks to reduce medication error rates and improve outcomes in clients who have historically been challenged by managing multiple medications at home. An in-home assessment will be completed for each client and a certified pharmacist will conduct comprehensive medication reconciliation and review.
Drinking Water Watchhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/drinking-water-watchDrinking Water WatchGP0|#d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1;L0|#0d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1|IEPA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Drinking Water Watch provides online information on the quality of water produced by community water supplies in Illinois.
Find Criminal Justice Datahttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICJIA/find-criminal-justice-dataFind Criminal Justice DataGP0|#1c700e78-fb57-4249-a2c7-c46062a4003a;L0|#01c700e78-fb57-4249-a2c7-c46062a4003a|ICJIA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice with work in the areas of grants administration, research and analysis, policy and planning, and information systems and technology.
Medical Cannabis Patient Applicationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/cannabis-patientMedical Cannabis Patient ApplicationGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IDPH issues Medical Cannabis Patient Registry Cards