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...
Palatine Rural Honors Pioneers of EMS in Illinois
Palatine Rural FPD recently honored Dr. Stan Zydlo and Jan Schwettman by dedicating their new ambulance in their names. Please continue reading.
Important Announcement regarding Annual CE Hours From Connie Mattera
Audit form for CE Hours issued by Connie Mattera - Please Read
New Medication & DNR Form Added - Updated on May 5th -- Please Review
The system will be adding 10% Dextrose in Water. This will be taught during the May C.E.
April C.E. is on the CARS template and is department driven
License renewal information - 2013 Edition
Information sheets to assist with the license renewal process.
Meeting schedule for 2013 (Revised 1 17 13)
Revised meeting schedule
A Better Way to locate Forms From IDPH EMS
The system is working to ensure the most up-to-date forms from IDPH are available to system members. It is difficult to keep track sometimes. This process will ensure that when the state updates their forms, you will be able to download them as needed.