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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

High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID) Ambulance Waiver

11/29/2022
If your agency has a licensed EMS Vehicle that your agency would be willing to have designated as an HCID, please read here: Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Information regarding Ebola in 2022

11/11/2022
The CDC is directing flights from Ebola outbreak countries to 5 US airports, including O’Hare. I’m hoping that vigilant preparedness will not need to be used – but it is always a good idea to be ready! Thanks for your assistance in keeping us prepared! Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

New SOP is Live. Here are links.

11/03/2022
With the new SOPs going live on November 1st, we have a way to locate them fast. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

We have seen a huge increase in RSV cases in our area.

10/22/2022
Hospitals are doing everything possible to prepare surge beds. Read More...
View All Upcoming Meetings & Classes

CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

December 14, 2022 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

December 20, 2022 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

December 22, 2022 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

January 03, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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PBPI Committee Meeting

January 04, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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R&D Committee Meeting

January 04, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

January 11, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Advisory Board Meeting

January 12, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

January 20, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

January 26, 2023 @ Virtual (Zoom Meeting)
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Connie Mattera, RN
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