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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/GOV/warming-center
Locate a Warming Center
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Links to list of Warming Centers in each Illinois county
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/ICC/railroad-safety-complaint
File Railroad Safety Complaint
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File a railroad safety complaint
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/SFM/firefighter-training-promotions
Firefighter Training and Promotions
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As part of the Illinois firefighter promotion process, a candidate's qualifications are evaluated by a Joint Labor and Management Committee (JLMC) Assessor. The JLMC assessors must meet requirements of their own which are also established by the JLMC. Certified JLMC assessors will be listed here.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/mmdp
Medication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)
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The 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/obtain-disability-assistance
Obtain Disability & Rehabilitation Assistance
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Find more information about services and assistance available to individuals with disabilities.
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/AGE/ltc-ombudsman
Long Term Care Ombudsman
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Mandated 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.
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/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/ISP/child-abduction
Prevent Child Abduction
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Teaching 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/prevent-elder-abuse
Prevent Elder Abuse
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Caseworkers 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.
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/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/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/IDPH/find-health-program
Find a Public Health Program in My Community
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IDPH 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.
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/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/ICJIA/find-criminal-justice-data
Find Criminal Justice Data
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The 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.
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/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/DNR/renewal-watercraft-snowmobile
Watercraft & Snowmobile Renewal
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Drivers can find information about renewing watercraft and snowmobiles.
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.