Car Safety

Car Seat Safety Websites

Safe Kids USA

Winnebago Co
Safe Kids USA brings injury prevention directly to kids and their families by:
-Teaching families about child injury risks and prevention;
-Encouraging and conducting research on leading injury risks;
-Evaluating solutions for injury risks;
-Working to pass and improve child safety laws and regulations;
-Providing lifesaving devices such as child safety seats, helmets and smoke alarms to families who need them;
-Promoting corporate leadership in child safety through effective and sustainable partnerships.

  • 4120 Charles St
    Rockford, IL 61108
  • Phone: 815-489-6088

Winnebago County Health Department

Winnebago County Health Department offers a variety of services including family planning (including pregnancy testing), teen pregnancy prevention, teen support programs, family case management, home visiting program coordination/referal, high risk prenatal/infant program,WIC, breastfeeding support, car seat safety, immunizations, lead screening and environmental assessment, tobacco cessation, STD testing, HIV/STD case management, well/septic/restaurant inspection, birth/death records, emergency preparedness, and refugee health screening, examinations, and referrals. Medicaid accepted as well as sliding scale fees. Varies by program. Hours vary by program.

Two locations:

  • 401 Division Street
  • Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone: (815) 720-4000


  • 555 North Court Street
  • Rockford, IL 61103
  • Phone: (815) 720-4000

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Illinois Yellow Dot Program

Illinois Department of Transportation safety program that involves placement of a yellow decal on the rear driver’s side window of a car that indicates a yellow card is in the glove box containing critical personal and medical information.  This information can help first responders better treat and care for an individual in case of an emergency.

  • To get your yellow dot and card:
  • In Boone County, visit or contact the Boone County Health Department;
  • In Winnebago County, visit or contact Comfort Keepers, The Autism Program Service Center of Easter Seals Metro-Chicago Rockford Region, Winnebago County Health Department, or Winnebago County Special Education Cooperative.