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THE ILLINOIS MEDICAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

 

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IMERT's Mission

IMERT Team Mission


 

IMERT, the Illinois Medical Emergency Response Team, is comprised of hundreds of volunteers from every region of the state. These individuals come from the medical and emergency response community as well as the private sector. The volunteers train to respond to communities impacted by disasters that result in the paralysis or destruction of the healthcare infrastructure. The primary mission is to provide interim medical care by supporting local and regional resources as directed by the Incident Commander.  Conditions are often austere, requiring responders to be self-sufficient.

 

 

IMERT has responded to numerous emergencies, disasters, and high risk/high profile events around the state as well as to Louisiana in response to Hurricane Katrina.

The IMERT program is multi-faceted and is capable of a flexible, scalable medical response. The other crucial piece for response capability is the logistics component. This group is comprised of volunteers with special skill sets such as; information technology, communications, HAM radio operators, materials management, scene safety, and resource management.

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Team Members

SWMD Applications are being accepted.  Please read below and in the Team Members section for more information

Recent News

News Articles

 

6/2/2014 - Dr. Heilicser marks 30 years Read more...
6/18/2013 - Mary Connelly Honored with Directors Award Read more...
5/22/2013 - IMERT Recognized during EMS Week Read more...
2/28/2013 - Earthquake Drill a Success Read more...
10/5/2012 - Heritage Harbor WMD training Read more...
6/15/2012 - Dr. Lee Awarded the IPHA Director's Recognition Award Read more...
12/20/2011 - IMERT Volunteers Honored Read more...
5/24/2011 - Missouri Update Read more...
5/9/2011 - Southern Region Deployment Wrap-up Read more...
5/7/2011 - Cairo Demobilization Effort Read more...

More news articles.

 

News Briefs

Log into the Team Member section to view archived Monthly News Briefs

Upcoming Events

All IMERT training and educational opportunities will be posted here, within the Upcoming Events section of the website.

 

8/28/2015
Deployment Operations Course: Logistic Operations
August 28

ILEAS Training Center
Urbana, IL

This course will focus on Communications Equipment, Medical equipment/supplies and deployable assets that may be encountered at an IMERT Alternate Care Site. There will be live demonstrations and hands-on opportunities.
IMERT policy and procedure and deployment operations will also be reviewed.

Event Information/Printable Brochure
Register Online

 

10/16/2015
Deployment Operations Course: Logistic Operations
October 16th

Massac County
Site TBD

This course will focus on Communications Equipment, Medical equipment/supplies and deployable assets that may be encountered at an IMERT Alternate Care Site. There will be live demonstrations and hands-on opportunities.
IMERT policy and procedure and deployment operations will also be reviewed.

Event Information/Printable Brochure
Register Online

 

10/17/2015
Deployment Operations Course: Logistic Operations
October 17th

Massac County
Site TBD

This course will focus on Communications Equipment, Medical equipment/supplies and deployable assets that may be encountered at an IMERT Alternate Care Site. There will be live demonstrations and hands-on opportunities.
IMERT policy and procedure and deployment operations will also be reviewed.

Event Information/Printable Brochure
Register Online

 

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