Family Emergency Preparedness Plan
Are You Ready? - Family Emergency Preparedness Plan
The University of Chicago Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
Emergency Phone Numbers

911- For Emergency
1.800.222.1222 - Poison Center
Child's Physician Contact Number

Child's Dentist Contact Number

Medical Emergency
  Needs emergency medical treatment? AAP
How and when to call 911? AAP
Injuries & Emergencies A-Z AAP
Allergy Reaction AAP
Dental Emergencies AAP
Health Alerts AAP
Helping Children Cope with Emergencies school-emergency-plans - Helping Children Cope with Crisis - Helping Children/Teens Cope with Violence/Disasters; Spanish -Talking with Teens about War and Terrorism -Helping Children with Disabilities - FAQs about Building Evacuation

Coping and Recovering after Disasters - Prevent Injury after a Disaster; Spanish Coping with Disasters/More Information - Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  Iteractive Activities for Children
FEMA for Kids: Be a Hero!
FEMA: Coloring Book for
Emergency Preparedness

August - Family Preparedness Month in Illinois
IEMA Encourages Parents to Include Emergence Preparedness in Back-to-School Plans

Pediatric and Adult Triage Principles for Large Scale Events

Uptodated Stories for Families

Boy Hero: “Boy’s tornado warnings helped save family”
Camp Noah is a program for elementary school-age children whose communities have been impacted by disaster."

For Children and Teens
FEMA: Helping Children Cope with Disaster
AAP: Helping-Children-Cope
AAP: Talking-to-Children-About-Disasters
AAP: Children & Disasters - Plan Ahead; Spanish; French -Emergency Preparedness
Fire Safety (
Find Assistance for Disaster Relief -Locate & Apply for Disaster Relief - Disaster Recovery: A Guide to Financial Issues - Relief Aid in a Disaster/PDF
4 Steps for Family Planning
  Your Family Disaster Plan(
How to Prepare for Disasters(AAP:
  Be Informed  
  See your local emergency management website for more information. Identify emergency contacts and establish communication.  
  Ready Illinois (
Are You Ready? (
Emergency Preparedness and You (  
  Make a Family Disaster Plan  
  Build a Disaster Kit  
Gather the necessary supplies to make sure your family is prepared for emergencies.
Build a Kit (
  Practice Your Family Disaster Plan  
  Rehearse your disaster plan together to ensure your kids understand their part. Quiz your kids regularly to reinforce the plan.  
More Information
Comer Pediatric Emergency Department
  Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Team
Comer Health Programs
  Comer News
Comer Health Programs
Research Activities
  ACF: Administration for Children& Families AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics; Spanish ARC: American Red Cross; Spanish CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DHS: Dept. of Homeland Security HRM: Healthy Roads Media; Spanish FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency NFPA: National Fire Protection Association NICHD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NIMI: National Institute of Mental Health NC-PTSD: National Center for PTSD, Dept. of Veterans Affairs CMHS: Center for Mental Health Services

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The Page was initiated on 05/22/2010, updated on 08/08/2014