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...
Lake Zurich awarded the Robert W Lee MD Award
The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department was awarded the Community Service Award of the Robert W. Lee MD Excellence in Pediatric Care Awards.
System Memo 357 Issued
This memo covers CE Make Ups and a clarification regarding NREMT
Dr. Ortinau receives the ICEP Meritorious Service Award
ICEP Meritorious Service Award - Dr. Ortinau is the recipient of the ICEP Meritorious Service Award, honoring his significant contributions to the advancement of emergency medicine by exemplary service.
System Memo 356 Issued
This memo pertains to Advanced Airway Placement Follow Up.
System Memo 355 Issued
This memo addresses a couple of Issues, including:
National Registry Certification Process for licensed EMT-Ps
Seeking NREMT Paramedic Certification by examination
EMS Conference Agenda
EMS Conference information and map.
Meeting information updated
The listings of meeting dates, times and locations are found here. Please check the Events Calendar for any updated information.