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Hospital Employees Enrollment

The following steps outline how a Hospital employee would sign-up and register for access to SIREN/HAN.

SIREN (State of Illinois Rapid Electronic Notification), has a self-registration process at to receive important notifications from The Illinois Department of Public Health.

For more in-depth guidance on how to register, please see the linked guidance in the Resources.

Steps to complete registration:

  1. Select your organizations. Filter using IDPH, then click on the gray Select Organization button. 
    1. Expand DPH Hospitals & DPH Hospitals by Name.
    2. Click the checkbox next to your hospital. 
    3. Click to select all the sub-organizations based on the type of alerts you are wanting to receive.  Only select your hospital and the sub-organizations available below,as you will be rejected out of all others.
      • Hospital Admin – CEO
      • Hospital Bed Reporting
      • Hospital Burn Unit
      • Hospital ChemPak
      • Hospital ED Personnel
      • Hospital EMS Medial Dir – EMS Sys Coord
      • Hospital ERC – Preparedness – Security
      • Hospital INEDSS
      • Hospital Infectious Disease and Control Physician and Practitioner
      • Hospital Lab
      • Hospital NDMS Contact
      • Hospital Nurse and Nursing Director
      • Hospital PIO – Comm
      • Hospital PRA (Portal Registration Authority)
      • Hospital Pharmacy
      • Vaccines for Children (VFC) Providers
  2. Please use your firstname.lastname as your username.
    • Ex) john.smith 
  3. The password must adhere to the password requirements.
  4. Ensure that you add your work email, work phone, and an alternate phone (mobile phone or home phone) where SIREN can reach you in the event of an emergency.
    • If you wish to receive Text Messages, please add the option SMS/Text MSG with each appropriate mobile phone number. 
  5. Add the SIREN phone number (866-998-3678) to your mobile contacts.  This will help you determine when you are getting a SIREN alert notification and not a toll-free caller. 
    • You can also add the SIREN text message numbers (246-39 & 542-92) to your newly created contact.

Please let us know if you have any questions and we would be happy to assist