Just as we need to be prepared, so do our residents. The information supplied here and in our print materials will help you and your family “Be Aware. Get Prepared. Take Action.” so you are ready when faced with an emergency or disaster.

Family and Individual Preparedness

:30 CBS2 Chicago Cares Public Service Announcement (2016, CBS2 Chicago) Download Video (English)
:30 CCDPH Preparedness Commercial (2016, CBS2 Chicago) View Video (English)
:05 CCDPH Screener Preparedness Commercial (2016, CBS2 Chicago) Download Video (English)
Be Aware. Get Prepared. Take Action. Information to Help Your Family Prepare for an Emergency booklet Download (English)
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What You Need to Know About Pandemic Flu booklet Download (English)
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Public Health Planning Guide for Faith Communities Download (English)
Ready Faith: Preparedness Workbook Download (English)


Cook County Medical Reserve Corps Brochure Download (English)


Reportable Disease Pocket Guide Download (English)
Reportable Diseases Download (English)

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