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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICC/railroad-safety
Railroad Safety Education
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Information dealing with railroad safety, education and outreach
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/treat-well-water
Treat Contaminated Well Water
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Well water treatment can range from simply disinfecting your well to installing a large treatment system. There are many aspects to consider when purchasing water treatment equipment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/free-breast-screenings
Obtain Free Breast & Cervical Cancer Screenings
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The 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/air_quality-notifications
Air Quality Notifications Sign-Up
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Know your air quality! Elevated levels of air pollution, specifically ozone and particulate matter, can changes the outdoor air quality. Register for Illinois EnviroFlash alerts and receive Air Quality notifications for your area.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticals
Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticals
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The 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SOS/emergency-contact
Emergency Contact Search
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Emergency Contact Database allows you to voluntarily enter one or two individuals to serve as your emergency contacts in the event you are involved in a traffic crash or have a medical emergency where you cannot communicate directly with law enforcement or emergency responders. The Emergency Contact Database also allows you to enter basic medical information such as disabilities, medical conditions or special needs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/boating-hunting-snowmobiling-safety
Take Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety Courses
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Visitors can learn information about taking boating, hunting, and snowmobiling safety coursesn in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEMA/disaster-response-volunteer
Disaster Response Volunteer Opportunities
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In addition to providing assistance before and during disasters, volunteers can be utilized after a disaster or emergency for a variety of tasks. These links provide information on several volunteer opportunities in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/domestic-violence-assistance
Obtain Domestic Violence Assistance
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Domestic violence programs located throughout Illinois provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence. They are free and private. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, temporary food and housing, and more.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SFM/prevent-fires
Prevent Fires
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Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, under- and above- ground tanks, boilers and pressure vessels, and elevators; firefighter certification and outreach; public education; and plan reviews.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/locate-food-shelter
Locate Emergency Food & Shelter
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The Emergency and Transitional Housing Program gives immediate and comprehensive shelter services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/obtain-addiction-assistance
Obtain Alcoholism & Addiction Assistance
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Find support and treatment services for alcoholism & addiction through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SFM/fire-marshal-public-Information
Fire Marshal Information for the Public
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Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, private school inspection program, consumer fireworks information, youth firesetter intervention, and public education.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/seat-belts
Use Safety Seat Belts Properly
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For adults and older children (who are big enough for seat belts to fit properly ), seat belt use is the most effective way to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. Yet millions do not buckle up on every trip.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/citizen-survey
Illinois State Police Citizen Survey
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The Illinois State Police continues to seek improvements in the quality of the services it provides to the people living in or visiting Illinois. As part of the effort to improve services, we ask that you share your opinions about the Illinois State Police. Please take a few moments to complete this survey. Your response will be part of the ongoing planning effort to place State Police resources where they are most needed, while addressing concerns of Illinois citizens.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/resources-lead
Resources on Lead
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Links to helpful information regarding Lead in Drinking Water, Testing for Lead in Schools/Daycares, Lead Poisoning & Prevention and Lead-Based Paint Removal
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/local-health-search
Local Health Department Search
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There are 97 certified local health departments across Illinois that can provide numerous services and information such as restaurant inspections, immunizations, and healthy living programs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/long-term-care-facility
Find the Right Long-Term Care Facility
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Persons 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assistance
Get Assistance for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEMA/radon-licensed
Radon Licensed Professionals List
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IEMA 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/test-well-water
Test Well Water
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The information on this page is from the Testing Private Well Water brochure produced jointly by the Illinois EPA and Illinois Department of Public Health.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICHIP/hipaa-plan-info
HIPAA Plan Information
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The 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/mental-health-care
Obtain Mental Health Care
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Learn about services available to those in need of mental health care.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDHR/public-accommodations-charge-discrimination
Public Accommodations Charge of Discrimination
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The Illinois Department of Human Rights investigates charges of Public Accommodations discrimination filed against: business, recreation, lodging, entertainment, or transportation facility; a public official; or, a place of education.