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Illinois Department of Public Health Office of Information Technology
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mandates that all states have a Health Alert Network (HAN). SIREN is the official Public Health Emergency Alerting System for Illinois. It is administered by the Illinois Department of Health. SIREN use and training is available to local public health jurisdictions, hospitals, and other public health partners for emergency planning and response to public health events.
Support emergency preparedness planning and communication in preparation, before, during, and after a public health emergency Facilitate alerting, notification, and collaboration between: state, federal, and local public health emergency preparedness partners on a 24/7/365 basis
Alerting: ◦ Ability to view the directory ◦ Access to document center with reader rights ◦ Receive & confirm an alert Collaborator: ◦ Same rights as alerting, plus… ◦ Access to document center to create folders & documents ◦ Ability to send an alert Administrator: ◦ Same rights as alerting & collaboration, plus… ◦ Ability to create new users, roles, & organizational units ◦ Ability to run reports ◦ Responsible for keeping the role structure current by managing their organization
Alerting Fax Phone (landline and cell) Alphanumeric Pager Directory All SIREN Partners Role Based Document Center Collaboration
Alerts can be received multiple ways Fax Phone Alphanumeric pager Participants determine how they receive alerts based on priority levels (Self Administered Profiles) High Medium Low Current alerts are always posted on the SIREN homepage
Public Health Partners Long Term Care Facilities Medical Health Centers Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium (NICHP) Other States Indiana Iowa Missouri Wisconsin
ERC & Preparedness Coordinator Chief Epidemiologist Chief Veterinarian Communicable Disease Coordinator Disease Surveillance Supervisor Environmental Health Director Epidemiologist HAN Coordinator Immunization Director Laboratory Director LHD Administrator LHD Staff PH Emergency Training Coordinator PH EOC Manager PH Medical Director PH PIO PRA Public Health Nursing Director SNS Coordinator
Hospital Admin CEO Hospital Chem Pak Hospital Director of Nursing Hospital ED Director – Manager Hospital ED Nurse Hospital ED Physician Hospital CMS Medical Director Hospital EMS Systems Coordinator Hospital ERC and Preparedness Coordinator Hospital ICP Hospital Laboratory Hospital PIO – Comm. Hospital PRA Hospital QA Hospital Security Hospital Staff
Restricted Access Sensitive information can be restricted to appropriate users. Version Control Ability to store all past versions of a document. Subscription Feature Users can sign up to receive notification when changes are made to documents/folders
Confirmation of alerts within mandated times. Log into the system every 45 days to view, update, and save your profile. Password re-set every 90 days.
To request access, training, or assistance, contact the SIREN Team CMS Customer Service Center Option 1 then Option 4