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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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New Replica Legislation to be signed

The REPLICA bill in Georgia, SB109, will be signed into law by Governor Deal, Monday, May 8th, 9:30am at the Statehouse in Atlanta. And then there will be 10! Read More...

Health Alert Network Information - Acryl fentanyl related overdoses identified in Illinois

The IDPH Health Alert Network has released information pertinent to field providers (EMT and Paramedic). Read More...

CARS Members should review new information on their committee's page.

Information pertinent to report documentation if posted on the CARS Committee Page. Read More...

By-Pass Policy B1 has been updated

There has been an update to the By-Pass policy. Please review it. There is also a letter from Region IX regarding this change. Read More...

New Cardiac Arrest Report Guide approved by PBPI

The PBPI Committee recently approved a Cardiac Arrest Report Guide for use by system members. Read More...

Save The Date - Region IX Trauma & Emergency Preparedness Symposium

2017 Region IX Trauma & Emergency Preparedness Symposium - Save the Date Read More...

Alert from IDPH Regarding Opioids

The following memo entitled, "Increase in Fentanyl and Carfentanyl-related overdoses" was issued by the Illinois Department of Public Heath for EMS Providers. Read More...

2017 Standing Meeting Dates and Locations are posted

The system has posted the dates and locations for system meetings of the Standing Committees. These dates may also be found in the 2017 calendar postings. Read More...
View All Upcoming Meetings & Classes

Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

July 04, 2017 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

July 05, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

July 05, 2017 @ 901 Building Small HR Conference Room
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

July 12, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

July 13, 2017 @ NCH LC 1-2
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

July 21, 2017 @ NCH LC 3 & 4
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EMD Committee Meeting

July 21, 2017 @ LC 6
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

July 27, 2017 @ NCH LC 3 & 4
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

July 28, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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PBPI Committee Meeting

August 02, 2017 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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