Lori Ryan, Administrator
118 Cross Creek Boulevard, Salem IL 62881    p 618.548.3878    f 618.548.3866
1013 North Poplar, Centralia, IL 62801    p 618.532.6518    f 618.532.6543
Emergency Phone Number ONLY 618-322-3878
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:15 pm, Monday thru Friday
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Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for citizens in Marion County through preventing disease and preventative health maintenance.
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This project was made possible by funds received
from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Volunteers Needed!
Volunteers are needed to help specifically in the event of an emergency.
Non-first responders and individuals who are not already obligated as
an emergency volunteer with another entity are needed. The utilization
of volunteers is essential in preserving public health during an
emergency. Volunteers will be utilized to provide manpower or
knowledge.
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Health Department. Call
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more information.
Health Bulletin
Non-Discrimination Statement

WIC does not require proof of citizenship

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and
employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are
prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability,
age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity
conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for
program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language,
etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact
USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program
information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program
Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_ filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write
a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested
in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit
your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1)  mail:     U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

2)  fax:        (202) 690-7442; or

3) email:     program.intake@usda.gov


** This institution is an equal opportunity provider.**
Storms can be unpredictable.  When severe weather hits unexpectedly, the risk of
injury and death increases, so planning makes sense.  Prepare for storms, floods, and
tornadoes as if you know in advance they are coming, because in the spring, they very
likely will.
Often by the time we are aware of an approaching storm, we have little if any time to
prepare for it.
Advanced planning for thunderstorms requires specific safety precautions.  Keep an
emergency kit on hand.  Some items to include are:
  • Battery-operated flashlight, a battery-operated NOAA Weather Radio, and extra
    batteries for both.
  • An emergency evacuation or shelter plan, including a map of your home and, for
    every type of severe weather emergency, routes to safety from each room.
  • A list of important personal information including: telephone numbers of
    neighbors, family and friends; insurance and property information; telephone
    numbers of utility companies; medical information.
  • According to the American Red Cross, a first aid kit may include:  non-latex
    gloves; assortment of adhesive bandages; antibiotic ointment; sterile gauze pads
    in assorted sizes; absorbent compress dressings; tweezers; scissors; adhesive
    cloth tape; aspirin packets; first aid instruction booklet, (to meet your family's
    needs).
  • A 3-5 day supply of bottled water and nonperishable food.
  • Personal hygiene items.
  • Blankets or sleeping bags.

Prepare your family members for the possibility of severe weather.  Tell them where to
seek appropriate shelter as soon as they are aware of an approaching storm.  Practice
your emergency plan for every type of severe weather.  Show family members where
the emergency supplies are stored, and make sure they know how to turn off the water,
gas, and electricity in your home.