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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.
Maintain Safe Drinking Water in My Wellhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/safe-waterMaintain Safe Drinking Water in My WellGP0|#d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1;L0|#0d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1|IEPA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Information for private well owners.
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.
Protect My Child from Illnesseshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/protect-child-illnessProtect My Child from IllnessesGP0|#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.
Organ/Tissue Donor Registry (Life Goes On)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SOS/life-goes-onOrgan/Tissue Donor Registry (Life Goes On)GP0|#879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a;L0|#0879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a|SOS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Illinois Organ and Tissue Directory is a confidential computerized database that documents a person's wishes regarding donation. Information contained in the registry is only released to organ and tissue procurement personnel and medical examiners after all efforts to save a person's life have failed.
Use Safety Seat Belts Properlyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/seat-beltsUse Safety Seat Belts ProperlyGP0|#b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522;L0|#0b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522|ISP;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9For 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.
Railroad Saftey Educationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ICC/railroad-safteyRailroad Saftey EducationGP0|#afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09;L0|#0afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09|ICC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Information dealing with railroad safety, education and outreach
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.
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.
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
Prevent Fireshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SFM/prevent-firesPrevent FiresGP0|#2ab2a4e9-afdf-4d50-b9df-8cff8d5e87fa;L0|#02ab2a4e9-afdf-4d50-b9df-8cff8d5e87fa|SFM;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Services 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.
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.
Obtain Domestic Violence Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/domestic-violence-assistanceObtain Domestic Violence AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Domestic 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.
Take Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety Courseshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/boating-hunting-snowmobiling-safetyTake Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety CoursesGP0|#0d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2;L0|#00d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2|DNR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Visitors can learn information about taking boating, hunting, and snowmobiling safety coursesn in Illinois.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obtain a Copy of a Traffic Crash Reporthttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/traffic-crash-reportObtain a Copy of a Traffic Crash ReportGP0|#b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522;L0|#0b772a76d-5a90-46b6-bed3-f89ed7304522|ISP;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9To obtain a copy of a crash report handled by the Illinois State Police, first verify the Illinois State Police actually handled the traffic crash report. To determine who handled the traffic crash report, please refer to the "Investigated By" box located in the upper left corner of the motorist report. If this box does not indicate "Illinois State Police", please contact the listed investigating agency to obtain a copy of your traffic crash report.