Illinois Department of Public Health. (2018). Illinois Department of Public Health Emergency Support Function (ESF) 8 Plan.
This plan describes concept of operations, roles and responsibilities, and command structures for ESF-8 members in Illinois that may be useful to coalitions in developing coordination structures and plans for their communities when integrated into ESF-8. This plan can be used as a guidance or template for regional healthcare coalitions. Illinois has seven Public Health and Medical Service Response Regions with a state-wide population of approximately 12.8 million.