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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

Our Paramedic Students are graduating

06/07/2018
The 2017-18 paramedic students are graduating. Please join us in celebrating! Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Some Sobering News... Drug Shortages and an update on Ebola

05/30/2018
Hoping you had a safe Memorial Day and remembered those who fought to make it safe! Now back to reality... Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Directions for use on the new "Jot Pad" option available for the Elite Field Units

05/23/2018
Jim Klein provides a quick set of directions for using the Jot Pad option. Read More...
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EMS Documentation Seminar being held on June 29th

05/02/2018
PCRs, Not Behind Bars is a seminar covering EMS Documentation. Please read the flyer for more infroation Read More...

Update on Synthetic Cannabinoid (SC) (K2/spice) outbreak

04/05/2018
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with local health departments, continue to investigate an outbreak of severe bleeding among individuals who have recently used synthetic cannabinoids, often called Spice, K2, or fake weed. Read More...

Safe Transport of Children By EMS - Interim Guidance

04/02/2018
Some Guidance regarding the Safe Transport of Children is posted courtesy of IDPH. Read More...

2018 Meeting Dates

01/03/2018
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...
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

June 22, 2018 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

June 28, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

July 03, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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R&D Committee Meeting

July 04, 2018 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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PBPI Committee Meeting - Note Date Change

July 10, 2018 @ 901 Building Conference Room # 1
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

July 11, 2018 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

July 12, 2018 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

July 20, 2018 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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EMD Committee Meeting

July 20, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

July 26, 2018 @ LC 1 & 2
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Connie Mattera, RN
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