Chicago Emergency Services in Chicago Illinois

Address and phone number for Chicago Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at South Clinton Street, Chicago IL.

Chicago Emergency Services
1338 South Clinton Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60607

About the Chicago Emergency Services

The Chicago Emergency Services, located in Chicago, IL, acts as the lead Chicago agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Cook County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Chicago emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Chicago Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Chicago, Illinois state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Cook County Public Safety agencies, Cook County Public Works agencies, Chicago Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Chicago, IL

In the case of a Chicago emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Chicago disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Chicago Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Chicago. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Chicago residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Chicago Emergency Management Agencies

In Cook County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Chicago Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Cook County, Illinois State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Chicago Emergency Services

You may contact the Chicago Emergency Services by calling 312-746-5841, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chicago Emergency Services, 1338 South Clinton Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60607.

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