Air Quality

Kane County Environmental Health Services
1240 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 1750
Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL 60123

The Kane County Health Department strives to assure the air you breathe is safe.

The Healthy Places Coalition​ promotes radon prevention and testing.

Visit the Healthy Places Coalition website to learn more and about their ongoing activities.

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Visit the AirNow website for more information for our region and Illinois. It lists the current air quality index information, explains the different index levels, and provides helpful information.

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Watch for Air Pollution Action Day Alerts posted on our Home Page.


Environmental Health​ Main Page

Indoor Air

Indoor Air Quality Consultants List 

Indoor Air Resources Page
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 

Visit our pages for:
Carbon Monoxide
Lead Poisoning
Healthy Places Coalition​ 

Outdoor Air 

Open burning is restricted in many portions of Kane County. 

Kane County Burning Regulations: English | Spanish 

A permit and a fee is required for ceremonial fires/bonfires in Kane County: 
Application and the current fee rate 

Outdoor Air Quality Data for Kane County Presentation by Jacob Persky, MPH, CIH​​