All ILEAS member agencies - We are posting a wide variety of COVID19 resources for law enforcement behind your password.
The ILEAS Annual Conference scheduled for March 29-31, 2020 has been postponed. Given the situation regarding COVID19, events anticipating over 250 attendees have been canceled or postponed. If you are registered for the Conference as either an attendee or vendor, please click here for an explanation, our next steps and what you need to do.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) issued updated guidance (click here) for public safety first responders and for 9-1-1 PSAPs regarding the COVID19 virus situation. Please review this guidance and act accordingly. Also, please forward this to your 9-1-1 dispatch center as well. More will follow shortly from ILEAS on COVID19 preparedness.
The FDA published a final order in February 2015 requiring premarket approval (PMA) applications for new and existing AEDs and necessary AED accessories. Manufacturers of all necessary AED accessories, such as batteries, pad electrodes, adapters and hardware keys for pediatric use, must file a premarket approval application (PMA) by February 3, 2020. If a PMA is not filed by February 3, 2020, the manufacturer must cease marketing their accessories by February 3, 2021. There are now FDA-approved AEDs available, and we encourage you to ensure your AED is FDA-approved; if it is not, you may want to consider beginning making plans to transition to an FDA-approved AED. If you or your organization own(s) an AED system, the FDA recommends you: