EMS Strong The EMS Strong campaign seeks to celebrate, unify and inspire the men and women of our nation’s emergency medical services. Created by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), EMS Strong honors the dedication of EMS practitioners nationwide. Learn More OSF Life Flight helicopter flying into the sunset OSF Life Flight provides safe, fast, critical care transport for our patients along with maintaining a perfect safety record. Learn More Mission Partners smiling and cheering Find where you belong at OSF HealthCare, ranked the No. 1 health care employer in Illinois – and Top 10 nationally – by Forbes magazine. Learn More EMS-TEDCON-WB-1040x250-0223_FIN.jpg The 2023 TEDCON (trauma, emergency, disaster conference) is scheduled for August 17-18 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois.

Who We Are

Many people recognize EMS personnel as those who respond to emergencies, but it is much more than an ambulance ride.

OSF HealthCare EMS services is a part of a larger system ready to respond in the event of any emergency, small and large.

We provide high-quality life support services in Illinois and the Michigan Upper Peninsula.


OSF Life Flight is a 24-hour helicopter air-medical transport service that has been serving Illinois for over 35 years.

Office of Disaster Preparedness is responsible for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery programs during any type of disaster.

Emergency Medical Services, commonly known as EMS, is a nation-wide system that provides emergency medical care throughout the OSF HealthCare Ministry.