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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

Barrington has a successful infant resuscitation

11/20/2019
In mid-November, the Barrington Fire Department was called to respond for an unconscious child. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

New Continuing Education Policy approved - Read for details.

11/19/2019
An update to the Continuing Education Policy was recently approved. Please review the markup copy to see what the changes are. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

A new Cardiac Arrest ApOx & ETCO2 Evaluation Form is here

10/26/2019
Just like we asked for your feedback during the roll-out of King Vision so we could measure our success and need for change, the System is again seeking your feedback on the use of apneic oxygenation (ApOx) and delayed defibrillation until the ETCO2 levels reach 20. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Four New Policies added recently

09/30/2019
There have been new policies added to the policy manual since August 1, 2019. Please take the time to go over them. Read More...

Fillable PDF skills check off forms for Videolaryngoscopy, i-gel insertion, and restraint application.

06/25/2019
The Lake Zurich FR Department has kindly created fillable PDF skills check off forms for Videolaryngoscopy, i-gel insertion, and restraint application. Read More...

Northwest Community EMS System - 2019 Standing Meetings (Updated)

05/01/2019
This is an update, due to room changes. Please review. Read More...
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

December 11, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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HEMSC Meeting

December 18, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

December 26, 2019 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

January 01, 2020 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

January 01, 2020 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

January 07, 2020 @ LC 1 & 2
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Advisory Board Meeting

January 09, 2020 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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Computer Aided Reporting System (CARS) Meeting

January 15, 2020 @ 901 Building - 1st floor, conference room.
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

January 17, 2020 @ NCH Auditorium (Room Change)
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

January 23, 2020 @ LC 1 & 2
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