The City of Chicago is currently in Phase Four: "Gradually Resume." Many City services have adjusted hours or locations and may require health screens prior to entering their physical
spaces. Please call ahead or visit any department's website to get additional details, or visit chicago.gov/covid-19.
A public health emergency is any adverse event (natural or man-made) that compromises the health of the population and has the potential to cause widespread illness, such as:
What Types of Public Health Emergencies Does CDPH Address?
The Chicago Department of Public Health's Bureau of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Preparedness engages in planning, training and exercise activities that are aimed at addressing a number of public health threats and emergencies.