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The Illinois Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act 2017-10-12T16:16:54+00:00

The Illinois Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

Under the Illinois Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, unharmed infants seven Days old or younger can be left at safe havens. In Illinois, the safe havens for newborns are:

  • Staffed Fire Stations
  • Staffed Police Stations
  • Hospitals
  • Emergency Care Facilities

Cary Fire Protection District is an Illinois Safe Haven location. If you find you need to make use of the safe haven, please use the main entrance and make sure to ensure the safety of the child, by using the doorbell to alert Fire Department