Information on resources in Illinois, including health practitioners, hospitals, clinics, providers of information on conditions and diseases, public health and safety organizations, alternative health practitioners and/or providers of health-related supplies.
Only regional guides, directories, organizations with members in, or practitioners with locations in, more than one Region
belong in this category.
Information covering more than one city or village located in the same county should be submitted to that County.
Sites specific to one city or village should be submitted to that Locality.
Includes links to state-level sites and state-wide categories related to addictions, and related support groups and organizations.
This category contains links to statewide categories and state-level sites that provide unique and useful information on practices, service providers, organizations and institutions that are outside of the mainstream, scientific methodologies of approaching well-being and healing.
Please submit local practices and clinics to their associated locality, whether or not they have their own "Health: Alternative Medicine" category.
This category includes links to state-level sites and state-wide categories related to children's health.
This category contains links to Illinois-based sites related to health problems from the mild and transient to more serious illnesses.
Sites dealing with strictly medical aspects of neurological diseases (e.g., sites intended for healthcare providers) should be submitted to Illinois: Health: Physicians and Clinics
instead of this category.
This category contains links to state-level resources related in dentistry and dental care, and does not contain local dentistry practices unless the practice provides numerous locations throughout the state.
Please submit to the proper locality
, whether or not it contains a "Health/Dentistry" category.
submit local dentistry practices and clinics to this category. Please submit to the proper locality
, which may have a "Health" subcategory or "Health/Dentistry" subcategory.
Submission to this state-level category WILL DELAY entry into the directory.
This category contains listing for emergency services for Illinois, including fire and rescue, search and rescue, ambulance companies, and other medical emergency services.
Includes links to sites related to physical fitness of Illinois residents.
Includes links to state-level sites and state-wide categories related to mental health.
Therapy, psychotherapy, and counseling services, organizations, are listed the locality
of its office location.
This category also includes links to localities with 'Mental Health' categories of their own. However, just because a locality is not listed, does not mean it is devoid of mental health related sites.
Please submit local practitioners and counselors to the appropriate locality
of its office location.
Sites listed at the state level are typically state organizations, or services with numerous locations throughout the state.
Includes links to state-level sites and state-wide categories related to the nursing profession, including schools and instruction, organizations, and related resources.
Includes state-level links to categories and sites related to optical care, eye care, eye disorders and diseases, and other vision related resources.
Typically, sites at this level are limited to associations, or can list businesses with numerous locations throughout the state.
Includes links to state-level resources related to pharmacy within the State of Illinois.
Sites may include, but not limited to: Pharmacy (trade) associations within Illinois A statewide listing of pharmacist (stores), except compounding and discount pharmacies.
Please submit local pharmacies to the appropriate village or city found within Illinois: Localities
, or its ''Health'' subcategory, if one exists. Also, please submit:
This category contains links to categories associated with specific types of clinics and practices within the State of Illinois.
Do NOT submit entries to this site, unless the clinic has locations throughout the State that would could not otherwise be located within a region, county or locality.
Links to Illinois-based public health and safety organizations, programs, and resources.
Public health and safety is an interdisciplinary science and practice of protecting and improving health of communities and populations.
Public health includes such diverse topics as preventive medicine; health education and promotion; sanitation and hygiene; communicable-disease control; emergency medical services; assessment and monitoring and organization of health services and policies. Comparable terms for public health medicine include social medicine and community medicine.
Includes links to state-level sites and state-wide categories that focus on the health and well-being of senior citizens, including elder care and geriatrics.