CHUG: Active and Involved in the Community

CHUG has been very active in emergency preparedness within the community.  Here are just a few committees and other groups where CHUG is involved:

  • Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response
  • Cook County Department of Public Health/ Chicago Department of Public Health,  Special Needs Advisory Panel (SNAP)
  • CMAP 2040- Special Needs Population- Subject Matter Experts
  • Maine Township Regional Medical Reserve Corp
  • Illinois Bioterrorism Task Force- Special Needs Population Sub Committee
  • Regional Catastrophic Planning Team- Mass Care/Mass Sheltering Committee
  • Mass Care/ Mass Sheltering Human Services Initiative Executive Committee
  • Cook County Department of Public Health- SNS First Responder Task Force
  • Cook County Department of Public Health- SNS First Responder Crisis Action Team
  • Cook County Emergency Management Agency Regional Coordination System Planning Team
  • The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Park Ridge Healthy Community Partnership
  • Chicago Community Organizations Active in Disaster (CCOAD)
  • Salvation Army Golden Diners Board Member
  • Elgin Senior Services Provider Network Board Member
  • American Red Cross Hero Award Recipient- Connie Polke – 2009
  • American Red Cross Hero Award Recipient- Bill Pretzer – 2010
  • Aurora Township Senior Services Providers Network
  • Northern Illinois Emergency Management Consortium
  • EMS Region 10 Disaster Planning Committee
  • Lutheran General Hospital Emergency Planning Committee
  • Joint Community Resource and Response Team
  • Private Providers Emergency Response System (PPERS)
  • Regional CHUG Cluster Committees