Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

ASPR Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)

ASPR Public Health Emergencies

Preventing Human Trafficking during Disaster Response (09/2021)

Human Trafficking – What Disaster Responders Need To Know (09/2021)


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Final Rule

Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Chicago Public Private Partnership Portal (CP3)

City of Chicago Warming Centers 2018

Cook County Medical Examiner

Emergency Preparedness and Response for Health Professionals

Illinois Department of Public Health

Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA)

Illinois Poison Center (ICP)

Training and Exercise

Emergency Preparedness and Response Training Resources for Clinicians

FEMA ICS Resource Training Center (ICS and NIMS)

Illinois TRAIN (I-TRAIN)

CMS Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff & Management

Hazard Vulnerability Assessment

CHSCPR HVA Tool (Please contact [email protected] for access to the tool)

CHSCPR HVA Aggregate Results (2017)

CHSCPR HVA Aggregate Results Detailed (2017)

Information Sharing




Information Sharing and Communications Systems Checklist for Coalition Members


ASPR TRACIE Cybersecurity Topic Collection

ASPR TRACIE Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices

FDA Fact Sheet – Medical Device Cybersecurity

FDA Reporting of Serious Problems-Medical Devices (including cybersecurity)

FDA Safety Communication: Cybersecurity for Medical Devices and Hospital Networks

HHS Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices for Health Industry (12/28/2018)


Ransomware Hotline

US-CERT National Cyber Awareness System

Request an unauthenticated scan of your public IP addresses from DHS. For more information contact [email protected]

Notification Systems

Chicago Health Alert Network (HAN)

SIREN – State of Illinois Rapid Emergency Notification System


Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children
Program Update (January 2020)

NYC Pediatric Disaster Healthcare Preparedness Toolkit for Hospitals (March 2019)

Illinois EMSC Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Hospitals, Third Edition (Updated December 2018)

Pediatric Disaster Preparedness and Response Topical Collection (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Medical Surge

Active Shooter Recovery Guide (DHS) (Updated August 2017)

American Red Cross Patient Connection Program

Bringing Calm to Chaos (December 2, 2015, terrorist shooting incident)

Hospital Surge and Immediate Bed Availability (ASPR TRACIE) (Updated 11/9/2016)

IDPH Disaster Response Bags (Updated 2015)

Behavioral Health

Sufi Psychology Association is offering a Wellness Collective for hospitals to collaborate and learn from one another on the topic of burnout.
Bi-monthly meetings, on the first Friday of the month
Dates (2022): February 4 | April 1 | June 3 | August 5 | October 7 | December 2
Time: 2pm CST
Location: Zoom
Registration Cost: Free (Please note that you only need to register for the meetings once.)

CDC COVID-19: Taking care of your emotional health:  Manage Anxiety & Stress

CDPH: Information on emotional coping, recovery and resilience for adults, youth, older adults and provider care (before, during and after an emergency/disaster). Providers can access this psychoeducational information anytime and direct people, especially during quarantine, isolation/social distancing.  The information has been translated in several different languages.

COVID-19 Responder Behavioral Health, Stress and Coping

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Being Quarantined: Basic Information

Perceived Stress Scale

Fatigue Management Risk Assessment Tool

Hotline for People Needing Professional Assistance:

  • Disaster Distress Helpline:  800-985-5990
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Chicago Helpline: 833-626-4244.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Coronavirus (COVID19)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

NAMI Chicago Healthcare Workers Support Groups

Recovering From A Disaster: Common Behaviors, Feelings and Thoughts (1/24/2019)

Disaster Mental Health Guide (Updated 2/25/2016)

Psychological First Aid Online Training

Responder Safety and Health


Memo 3M Breathe Easy Hoods and 3M Air Mates

Volunteer Management

Chicago Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Brochure (4/16/2019)

Illinois Helps Brochure (4/16/2019)

Illinois Helps (ESAR-VHP)

In the Event of Real Emergency or Disaster Events, Contact CDPH PHEOC.
P: 312-742-7921