8th Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit

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8th Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit

Bioterrorism and the Impact of Public Health in Community Recovery and Resiliency

August 17, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
DePaul University
2250 N Sheffield Ave (Student Center)
Chicago, IL 60614

This event is an opportunity to meet experts in the field of disaster response as it relates to public health and bioterrorism threats. Learn about bioterrorism preparedness and response planning in Illinois, the private sector response to a bioterrorism threat, what to plan for in the first three days after an event, the psychological impact of disasters, etc.

We will be providing 8 Training hours through the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Continuing Education credits for Social Workers, Counselors, Nursing Home Administrators and RNs through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

With questions about the event or for late registration, please email Yvette Alexandar-Maxie at Yvette.Alexander@redcross.org.



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If you are interested in sponsorship information, please contact Marty Makowski at Marty.Makowski@redcross.org.

The summit is free of charge thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Thank you to the 2017 Sponsors!