Kent A. Tarro, M.S., R.D., Administrator 1-888-369-9510 | 217-854-3223 ex 224  

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Bike Safety


2nd grade through 5th grade programs or Rodeos (weathering permitting) can be scheduled through the Health Department.  Program content varies by grade but all teach the rules of the road, correct use of bicycle helmets and the seriousness of brain and spinal cord injuries. Video may be shown. Allow 30 to 40 minutes.  For more information, call 217-854-3223, ext. 225 or email


Recommended websites:

League of Illinois Bicyclists  click on safety education

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)  

Illinois Department of Transportation   

Illinois Department of Natural Resources