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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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King Vision

NEW INFORMATION! King Vision Training Remaining Dates and locations

Dr. Jordan announced that as of February 14th, only five (5) agencies are left to train. As such, here are the remaining training dates and locations for the King Vision Intubation Device. As he wrote in the announcement, "The training and device use has proven to be effective for our patients and the system, as the success continues to be high". Read More...

Additional make-up opportunities for Nov CE class

Here is an update for additional opportunities to make up the mandatory November CE Read More...

2018 Meeting Dates

Here is a listing of regular meeting dates for system committees. This list is accurate as of January 17, 2018. As always, please refer to the meeting calendar on the home page for any changes or updates. Read More...

FLu is Here! This is the IDPH briefing...

Illinois is currently experiencing an influenza outbreak. Here is information from IDPH. Read More...

Influenza Clinical Practice Alert!

This alert has information regarding the current flu outbreak. Read More...

New information on the new Statewide Opioid Helpline.

This is a document containing information on the new Statewide Opioid Helpline. Feel free to share this information in your community through social media, newsletters, etc. Read More...

Opioids - Frequently Asked Questions

On October 26, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the opioid1 crisis a “public health emergency.” This type of declaration allows federal and state agencies to waive certain funding requirements, make temporary staff assignments, modify certain practices, and modify deadlines. Here are some frequently asked questions. Read More...
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

February 23, 2018 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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PM Preceptor Class

February 26, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

March 06, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

March 07, 2018 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

March 07, 2018 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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Advisory Board Meeting

March 08, 2018 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

March 14, 2018 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

March 16, 2018 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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EMD Committee Meeting

March 16, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

March 22, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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EMS Staff

Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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