Welcome to the new Public Health information for Long Term Care facilities!
This page will be dedicated to providing Long Term Care (LTC) facilities in Winnebago County
with up to date information regarding public health preparedness and response.
In 2010, the Illinois Legislature ammended the Administrative Code regarding Long-Term Care
facilities and disaster preparedness. The ammendment became effective November 23, 2010.
The ammendment relates to Long-Term Care facilities emergency operation plans
and which local authorities to provide copies of the plan to.
This particular portion of the Administrative Rules so ammended is posted below:
k) Coordination with Local Authorities
1) Annually, each facility shall forward copies of all disaster policies and plans required under this Section to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction.
2) Annually, each facility shall forward copies of its emergency water supply agreements, required under Section 300.2610(b), to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction.
3) Each facility shall provide a description of its emergency source of electrical power, including the services connected to the source, to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction. The facility shall inform the local health authority and local emergency management agency at any time that the emergency source of power or services connected to the source are changed.
4) When requested by the local health authority and the local emergency management agency, the facility shall participate in emergency planning activities.
(Source: Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 19182, effective November 23, 2010)
To view the entire Code, please click on the link below.