The course is designed to empower faith communities to recognize and respond to cases of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.
The Illinois Department of Revenue has identified more than 22,000 Illinois taxpayers who successfully claimed the federal EITC but failed to take the Illinois EIC, even though they automatically qualified.
The patrols are aimed at taking enforcement action on driving under the influence, illegal transportation of alcohol and drugs, seat belt violations, distracted driving, and other safety issues.
The nationwide event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of prescription medications, while educating the public about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Thursday's press conference focused on Republicans' plans to clean up corruption and instill more responsible fiscal practices in state government.
County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler asked department heads to update the board on programs and services funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The Planning and Development Department will host a free household hazardous waste collection from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at SIUE parking lot P-8 on North Research Drive at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.