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Pediatric Facility Recognition Renewal Schedule

EMS Region Initial Recognition 1st Renewal Cycle 2nd Renewal Cycle * 3rd Renewal Cycle 4th Renewal Cycle 5th Renewal Cycle 6th Renewal Cycle 7th Renewal Cycle

Note: The above renewal schedule reflects the four-year recognition cycle defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health for hospitals designated as a Standby Emergency Department for Pediatrics (SEDP), Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) or Pediatric Critical Care Center (PCCC), as outlined in EMS Administrative Code Section 515.3090.