An online Summit program will be posted one week prior to the Summit. You will receive a printed At-A-Glance when picking up your name badge on-site. Please keep checking this page for the most up-to-date attendee information. An email with more Summit details will be sent to all registered attendees one week prior to the Summit.
Tuesday, June 25: All events will be held at the Bone Student Center
Wednesday, June 26 & Thursday, June 27: All events will be held at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
More Guidebook information will be posted on June 17.
All Summit information will be posted in the app by June 20.
More CE Credits information will be posted on June 10.
Wi-Fi information will be provided in your welcome email that will be sent 1 week prior to the Summit.
The Awards Committee for the 2019 Public Health and Health Care Coalition Preparedness Summit is requesting nominations for the Eleventh Annual Director’s Awards Ceremony. The awards will be presented on Thursday prior to the closing keynote speaker. This is your invitation to recognize fellow employees, individuals and organizations in your community for their contributions in the field of emergency preparedness. Please review the criteria for each award and select the category most suited for your nominee’s accomplishments.
Award Nominations are now open. Please fill out this form and email it to Tammy Moomey at email@example.com.
The deadline to submit a nomination is June 17.
Note: Please download the document to your desktop before completing the form.
Local Leadership Award
This award recognizes an individual, faculty, or staff in Illinois that has surpassed assigned duties with substantial contributions to the field of emergency preparedness. Nominees for this award have made a significant impact in advocating for and preparing the people in their area for an emergency situation.
Volunteer of the Year Award
This award recognizes an exceptional volunteer in the community for their time and effort in assisting local emergency preparedness planning and/or response efforts. Nominees for this award have made a significant impact in their community by exemplifying the true meaning of volunteerism.
Creative Drill/Exercise Award
This award recognizes a local health department, hospital or community-based organization that has been responsible for a unique and innovative emergency preparedness drill or exercise that has resulted in increased participation, public knowledge and awareness throughout their community.
Public Health and Health Care Collaboration Award
This award recognizes effective collaboration efforts of public health and healthcare agencies, coalitions, organizations, and partners to achieve maximum public benefit in emergency preparedness. Nominees for this award are involved in innovative promising practices that can serve as models to others, and can be used to enhance preparedness, response, and recovery from disasters.
Director’s Recognition Award
This award recognizes an individual or group whose work has resulted in significant and positive improvements in the Illinois’ Public Health System in the field of emergency preparedness and response.
Emergency Preparedness Educator Award
Education and training are at the forefront for Emergency Preparedness. Please nominate an individual who has provided outstanding contributions in developing and presenting education and training programs for those who will be preparing and responding to emergency incidents that may affect the medical welfare of the citizens of Illinois.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This award will be presented to an outstanding individual with a long career in the public health field who has made significant contributions to the field of public health and emergency preparedness over many years. This individual has demonstrated leadership abilities that have supported important work at the community and regional levels and possibly at the state level as well. This award is to be given to someone who is either close to retirement or has just recently retired from the field of public health.
Join us for a special overview of the City of Chicago DSNS 12-Hour Push Package Deployment from pharmacist, Michael Robbins with the Chicago Department of Public Health's Public Health Emergency Response Program. This presentation will review the current approved DSNS 12-Hour Push Package container contents and intent for use during a large scale medical emergency. Public health and hospital partners will have the opportunity to see, touch, evaluate, and better understand the re-apportionment of the DSNS 12-Hour Push Package compliment of flight containers containing medical material and pharmaceuticals for the treatment of symptomatic patients.