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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...



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BREAKING NEWS

Makeup Dates for Bougie Assisted ETI Class

01/28/2015
Here are the Makeup Dates for the Bougie Assisted ETI Class Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Committee Meeting Updated List for 2015

01/05/2015
This is the list of meetings updated on January 5, 2015 Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Des Plaines November 2014 Cardiac Save

01/03/2015
During the month of November 2014, Des Plaines Fire crews responded to a person down call... Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities

12/28/2014
Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities Read More...

EZ-IO Informational Memo

12/08/2014
Diana Neubecker issued a memo regarding EZ-IO Skills Read More...

Interim Guidance for EMS and PSAPS regarding Ebola from the CDC

Updated Guidance for EMS and PSAPs - Updated 12 16 14 Read More...

Severe weather shelter list for Cook County

11/12/2014
Here is a Listing of Warming and cooling Centers in Cook County Townships. Read More...

CDC Ebola Site now available here

11/06/2014
The CDC has the most up-to-date information on Ebola on their web site. Read More...

CDC Ebola Risk Groups

The risk groups as defined by the CDC. Read More...

System Issues a memo regarding Ebola Preparedness and Response

11/05/2014
The System Issued Memo # 350 which deals with Ebola. Read More...

Latest Ebola Updates from IDPH

11/02/2014
The latest information on Ebola precautions from the Illinois Department of Public Health; The Centers for Disease Control and U.S. Health & Human Services. Read More...
View All Upcoming Meetings & Classes

Education Committee Meeting

February 03, 2015 @ LC 3 & LC 4
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PBPI Committee Meeting

February 04, 2015 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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CARS Committee Meeting

February 11, 2015 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

February 26, 2015 @ LC 3 & LC 4
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Nurse EMSCs/Educators

February 27, 2015 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Education Committee Meeting

March 03, 2015 @ LC 3 & LC 4
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PBPI Committee Meeting

March 04, 2015 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

March 04, 2015 @ Building 901 Conference Room
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CARS Committee Meeting

March 11, 2015 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

March 12, 2015 @ NWCH LC 3 & 4
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John M Ortinau
MD FACEP
EMS Medical Director

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Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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Matt Jordan, MD
Alt. EMS Medical Director
 
 
 
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