Mission & Purpose

The Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response endeavors to develop and promote the emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities of local healthcare entities by:

  • Strengthening community medical resiliency, surge capacity and capabilities
  • Building relationships and partnerships
  • Developing emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capability guidelines
  • Facilitating communication, information and resource sharing
  • Maximizing utilization of existing resources
  • Coordinating training, drills, and exercises
  • Supporting the disaster and surge functions of the Region XI Regional Hospital Coordination Center (RHCC)
  • Supporting healthcare liaison functions within the Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC)
  • Supporting healthcare incident command functions within the City of Chicago Office of
  • Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC)
  • Supporting Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Emergency Support Function 8 (ESF-8) Plan, Public Health and Medical Services and its annexes

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