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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

New Replica Legislation to be signed

05/13/2017
The REPLICA bill in Georgia, SB109, will be signed into law by Governor Deal, Monday, May 8th, 9:30am at the Statehouse in Atlanta. And then there will be 10! Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Health Alert Network Information - Acryl fentanyl related overdoses identified in Illinois

The IDPH Health Alert Network has released information pertinent to field providers (EMT and Paramedic). Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

CARS Members should review new information on their committee's page.

Information pertinent to report documentation if posted on the CARS Committee Page. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

By-Pass Policy B1 has been updated

04/30/2017
There has been an update to the By-Pass policy. Please review it. There is also a letter from Region IX regarding this change. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

New Cardiac Arrest Report Guide approved by PBPI

04/13/2017
The PBPI Committee recently approved a Cardiac Arrest Report Guide for use by system members. Read More...

Lake Zurich Crew Handles a Breech Delivery

04/11/2017
At the end of March, 2017, Lake Zurich A321, A323, and B32 personnel delivered a baby girl. Read More...

Information Regarding The April CE Training

04/05/2017
Please review the following information regarding the April CE Training. Read More...

In gratitude for your service and dedication to excellence, and as one way to honor you during EMS Week, the NCH Comprehensive Stroke team is inviting you to an open house on May 24, 2017.

04/01/2017
We are so fortunate to have the very best in stroke care available to citizens throughout our service area due to the enormous investment and contribution from each of our System hospitals partnered with our EMS providers who are second to none. In gratitude for your service and dedication to excellence, and as one way to honor you during EMS Week, the NCH Comprehensive Stroke team is inviting you to an open house on May 24, 2017. Read More...

Advanced Airways Competencies - Requirements

03/21/2017
As the new SOP is rolling out, you may have seen that intubation will remain in the ALS scope of practice, not only for adults, but adding one attempt per OLMC in a child if unable to ventilate and oxygenate with BLS airways. Read More...

Save The Date - Region IX Trauma & Emergency Preparedness Symposium

2017 Region IX Trauma & Emergency Preparedness Symposium - Save the Date Read More...

Clinical Practice Alert - MUMPS

03/16/2017
There is a Clinical Practice Alert regarding the recent cases of Mumps in our region. Read More...

Alert from IDPH Regarding Opioids

03/05/2017
The following memo entitled, "Increase in Fentanyl and Carfentanyl-related overdoses" was issued by the Illinois Department of Public Heath for EMS Providers. Read More...
View All Upcoming Meetings & Classes

Nurse EMSCs / Educators

May 26, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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PBPI Committee Meeting

June 07, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

June 14, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

June 22, 2017 @ NCH LC 3 & 4
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

June 23, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

July 04, 2017 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

July 05, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

July 05, 2017 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

July 12, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

July 13, 2017 @ NCH LC 1-2
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