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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

Mandatory SOP Make Up Class Scheduled

07/13/2019
Classes were scheduled to cover the New SOPs that took effect 6/1/19. All EMTs, paramedics, and ECRNs must have completed this mandatory requirement. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Due to recent events IDPH will no longer be accomodating EMS personnel to enter Division of EMS Office Building located at 422 South 5th St in Springfield, Illinois.

07/08/2019
An important memo from IDPH regarding entry into the Springfield offices. Please make sure graduates and those relicensing are aware. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

IDPH Health Alert Notice Posted

07/03/2019
Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) are more common in summer months. The most common VBDs reported in Illinois include West Nile virus (WNV), Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

Questions and Answers regarding the new SOPs

07/02/2019
Here are the most recent Q & As for the new SOPs. Read More...
BREAKING NEWS

There is an updated Relicensure Policy

06/28/2019
The Advisory Board has updated the Relicensure Policy. It is effective July 1, 2019. Read More...

Fillable PDF skills check off forms for Videolaryngoscopy, i-gel insertion, and restraint application.

06/25/2019
The Lake Zurich FR Department has kindly created fillable PDF skills check off forms for Videolaryngoscopy, i-gel insertion, and restraint application. Read More...

Barrington Fire Wins 2019 Ron Lee Award

05/24/2019
Barrington FD was awarded the Ron W. Lee MD Award for Excellence in Pediatric Care, Community Service for 2019. Read More...

Two New Policies take effect June 1, 2019

05/12/2019
There are two new policy updates posted. They are: the A3 - ALS-BLS Scope of Practice (Effective 6/1/19) and the G2 - System Review Board. While the G2 policy is not changed, the list of people that compose the Local System Review Board, has been updated. Read More...

Northwest Community EMS System - 2019 Standing Meetings (Updated)

05/01/2019
This is an update, due to room changes. Please review. Read More...
View All Upcoming Meetings & Classes

Nurse EMSCs / Educators

July 26, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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PBPI Committee Meeting

August 07, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

August 14, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

August 22, 2019 @ LC 1 & 2
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

August 23, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

September 03, 2019 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

September 04, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

September 04, 2019 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

September 11, 2019 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

September 12, 2019 @ NCH LC 1 & 2
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