Government & Public Health

City of DeKalb

The city’s website has a variety of resources for residents, visitors, and those interested in moving to the area. Learn more about city government, community services and events, and local resources.

Congressional Bills

Congressional bills are legislative proposals from the House of Representatives and Senate within the United States Congress. The website is updated by 6 a.m. EST daily when bills are published and approved for release.

The website for the state of Illinois contains information and resources about all state agencies, and services managed by the state. Apply for unemployment, renew your driver’s license, register a business, and much more. is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.

Learn more about federal bills, view legislative activities via streaming video, and find contact information for your federal legislators.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete offers an intuitive search of full-text journals, magazines, health reference books and evidence-based health reports. In addition, the database includes nearly 500 medical images and diagrams, more than 240 animations with audio narrations and transcripts, pamphlets and leaflets from federal health agencies, drug information in English and Spanish, and an online version of Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

Other Resources

Census Profiles
View in-depth census data on a federal and state level.

Census Quick Facts
View census statistics at the federal, state, and local levels (for cities and towns with a population of 5000 or more). Maps and charts of data are available.
Access the Global Climate Dashboard for up-to-date statistics on the climate in the United States. Also available are news and maps related to our climate.
Learn more about food and nutrition, physical activity, health literacy, and health care quality.

Illinois Report Card
The Illinois Report Card is an annual report released by the Illinois State Board of Education that shows how the state, and each school and district are progressing on a wide range of educational goals. The Report Card offers a complete picture of student and school performance in order to inform and empower families and communities as they support their local schools.

Illinois Statutes
View all current Illinois Statutes.

Merck Manual
Free information and publications about thousands of topics in the medical field. Features photos, videos, animations, and more.

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