Welcome to the Northwest Community EMS System
The Northwest Community System is composed of a Resource Hospital, five associate hospitals and twenty-four provider agencies covering the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Our EMS system has the distinction of being the first advanced life support sytem in the State of Illinois and the first multi-juristictional EMS system in the country. We encouter over 60,000 patients per year. Learn more about us...
New EMS Medical Director Announced
The Northwest Community EMS System has a new EMS Medical Director, with the retirement of Dr. John Ortinau. Please read the announcement, which is System Memo # 363.
2017 Standing Meeting Dates and Locations are posted
The system has posted the dates and locations for system meetings of the Standing Committees. These dates may also be found in the 2017 calendar postings.