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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
 

Rready.gov: school-emergency-plans
nichd.nih.gov - Helping Children Cope with Crisis
nimh.nih.gov - Helping Children/Teens Cope with Violence/Disasters; Spanish
mentalhealth.samhsa.gov -Talking with Teens about War and Terrorism
acf.hhs.gov/programs -Helping Children with Disabilities
nfpa.org - FAQs about Building Evacuation

 
Coping and Recovering after Disasters
  emergency.cdc.gov - Prevent Injury after a Disaster; Spanish
nlm.nih.gov- Coping with Disasters/More Information
nlm.nih.gov - 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
 
Overviews
AAP: Children & Disasters
ready.gov/be-informed
ready.gov/natural-disasters
fema.gov - Plan Ahead; Spanish; French
nfpa.org -Emergency Preparedness
Fire Safety (gohsep.la.gov)
 
 
Find Assistance for Disaster Relief
disasterassistance.gov -Locate & Apply for Disaster Relief
redcross.org - Disaster Recovery: A Guide to Financial Issues
nfpa.org - Relief Aid in a Disaster/PDF
 
4 Steps for Family Planning
  Your Family Disaster Plan(gohsep.la.gov)
How to Prepare for Disasters(AAP: Healthychildren.org)
 
     
  Be Informed  
  See your local emergency management website for more information. Identify emergency contacts and establish communication.  
  Ready Illinois (www.ready.illinois.gov)
Are You Ready? (fema.gov)
Emergency Preparedness and You (www.bt.cdc.gov)  
 
     
  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 (ready.gov)
 
     
  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
 
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Comer Pediatric Emergency Department
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Emergency Medicine Team
   
 
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http://www.acf.hhs.gov ACF: Administration for Children& Families
http://www.aap.org AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.redcross.org; Spanish ARC: American Red Cross
http://www.cdc.gov; Spanish CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.ready.gov DHS: Dept. of Homeland Security
http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org HRM: Healthy Roads Media
http://www.fema.gov; Spanish FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency http://www.nfpa.org NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nichd.nih.gov NICHD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml NIMI: National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.disasterassistance.gov/daip_en.portal

http://www.ptsd.va.gov NC-PTSD: National Center for PTSD, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov CMHS: Center for Mental Health Services

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