Health Forms

Health Information for Parents

Local Health Resources and Internet Links

Local Health Resources

Lake County Health Department
1-847-377-8000
www.co.lake.il.us/health

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
1-847-234-5600
http://www.lfh.org

Lake Forest Hospital Physician Referral Service
1-847-535-6171

Poison Control Center
If you have a poisoning emergency, call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.
www.mchc.org/ipc

Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-252-2873
Department of Children & Family Services (DFHS) Website: www.state.il.us/dcfs/index.shtml

Internet Links to Additional Sources of Health Information

Healthfinder
www.healthfinder.gov
Administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, contains sources on food safety, nutrition, health problems, preventative health care, as well as specific health information.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
www.aaaai.org

This site offers information about pediatric and adult asthma, allergies, and lists physician referrals.

Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov
Presents information on diseases and conditions, healthy living, emergency preparedness, travelers' health, environmental health, and safety concerns.

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org
Gives current guidelines for pediatric medical care, immunization recommendations, and provides a bookstore.

Illinois Department of Public Health
www.idph.state.il.us
Provides vital health statistics, health fact sheets, State of Illinois immunization requirements for children, and information about local health departments.

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education Research
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/head-lice/DS00953
Offers guidelines for the prevention and treatment of head lice.

Children with Diabetes
www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
An online community for kids, families, and adults with diabetes featuring message boards, chat rooms, questions and answers from medical professionals. Offers information for management of diabetes in the school setting.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
www.chadd.org
Children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Spina Bifida Association of America
www.sbaa.org
Offers a fact sheet about spina bifida, research and medical updates on spina bifida, information about latex allergies, and folic acid.

Food Allergy Network
www.foodallergy.org
Provides special allergy alerts, research studies, tips, recipes, and frequently asked questions about food allergies.

Epilepsy Foundation
www.epilepsyfoundation.org
Gives information on seizure recognition, medication, treatment for seizures, frequently asked questions, publications, kids club, and chat room.


 


Lake Forest School District 67
300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Phone (847) 235-9657   Fax (847) 234-5132
Mr. Michael Simeck, Superintendent
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This page last updated: June 28, 2012 2:50 PM