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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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Rolling Meadows Fireworks includes a cardiac save

At the conclusion of their Independence Day Fireworks, Rolling Meadows provided the crowd with a cardiac save. Read More...

Welcome Mike Gentile - The new Paramedic Program Instructor

Please Welcome Mike Gentile, our new paramedic program instructor. Read More...

CE: Rehabilitation of Electrical Shock Survivors, hosted by Fermilab

There will be a seminar on the rehabilitation of electric shock survivors. Read More...

Provider Agencies to provide the following materials for the July CE

The July CE will be team resuscitation. For this hands-on practical simulation educators will bring some supplies; however, we need providers to supply the following (items should already be using for CPR education & quarterly airway labs) Read More...

Mt. Prospect exhibits real community spirit for a cancer patient

Mount Prospect share in a very sweet and thoughtful moment that happened the other day. Jim Miller and District 13 crew along with MPPD did a motorcade that escorted a female student from her house past her school, Lions Park School to her last chemo treatment on Wednesday morning. All the students and staff of Lions Park School were outside to show their support to Lauren. I just want to recognize them for a job well done to the community. This definitely shows pride in the community. Read More...

Schiller Park Cardiac Save

Schiller Park responded for a medical call. Upon arrival, they encountered a male in cardiac arrest. Read More...

Lake Zurich awarded the Ron W Lee MD Award

The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department was awarded the Community Service Award of the Ron W. Lee MD Excellence in Pediatric Care Awards. Read More...

Meeting information updated

The listings of meeting dates, times and locations are found here. Please check the Events Calendar for any updated information. Read More...
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

July 28, 2016
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PBPI Committee Meeting

August 03, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

August 10, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

August 25, 2016
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

August 26, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

September 06, 2016 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

September 07, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

September 07, 2016 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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Advisory Board Meeting

September 08, 2016
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

September 14, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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