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Community Programs

Blood Pressure Screenings
The Highland Park Fire Department is available to help residents monitor their blood pressures. Please stop in any fire station Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM until noon, or 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and our staff will be happy to assist you. 

Citizen Fire Academy
Learn about the Citizen Fire Academy here

My Medical Information
The Highland Park Fire Department is pleased to provide free My Medical Information kits to the senior citizens, those with special needs, and others within the City may need them.The kit consist of a red plastic pouch with a magnetic back and are intended to be attached to an individual's refrigerator. Inside the pouch is a cardboard pamphlet that an individual can use to write down his or her personal information, emergency contacts, medications, allergies, medical conditions, and advanced directives. Paramedics can can then use this vital information when providing emergency care. 

To obtain your free My Medical Information Kit contact Public Education Officer Joe Schrage at 847.433.3110 or jschrage@cityhpil.com. Provide your name and mailing address, and he will mail you a kit. You may also stop by Headquarters Fire Station at 1130 Central Avenue to pick one up.