RMERT - Region 2 Medical Response Team

RMERT-logo.jpg The Region 2 Medical Emergency Response Team (RMERT) is based out of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and is comprised of roughly 70 medical professionals.

The medical professionals include physicians, nurses, paramedics, EMT’s, and respiratory therapists. RMERT’s response region consists of IDPH EMS Region 2.

Region 2 is one of the largest and most diverse areas in Illinois.

Our Mission

The mission of the Region 2 Medical Emergency Response Team is to improve disaster response and augment the existing medical service system for community emergencies in the event of a significant medical disaster involving the central Illinois area.

The Region 2 Medical Emergency Response Team provides a variety of services, including on-scene, out-of-hospital, or direct hospital emergency medical care.

In addition, RMERT will assist with decontamination if a Hazardous Materials or Weapons of Mass Destruction incident occurs.

RMERT can augment the medical response within regional Fire, Rescue, EMS, EMA/ESDA, and Law Enforcement agencies

Contact Us


Would you like to be part of the RMERT Region 2 team?  If you work at one of the 25 hospitals in Region 2, you are eligible.

Please download and complete an application, then send it to our office. 

Send the completed form to us via email or fax it to (309) 683-8361. 

Online Training

The following training courses and CEU’s are for RMERT members only.

To access our online training courses, you will need a username and password.

Please contact us if you need access.

Get Started


Click on the resources below to see guidelines and protocols:

Region 2 Medical Emergency Response Team (RMERT)
Region 2 - Assets and Resources (PPTX - 55.3 MB)
RMERT Standard Operating Guidelines  (PDF - 1.8 MB)
RMERT Medical Protocols (PDF - 11.9 MB)
RMERT Induced Hypothermia Guidelines (PDF - 318.4 KB)
RMERT Induced Hypothermia Medication Guidelines  (PDF - 204.9 KB)
Temperature Conversion Table (PDF - 135.2 KB)
Peoria Area EMS (PAEMS) 
PAEMS System Wide Crisis  (PDF - 146.8 KB)
PAEMS Adult Protocol Manual (PDF - 6.8 MB)
PAEMS Pediatric Protocol Manual  (PDF - 2.6 MB)
PAEMS Disaster Protocol Manual  (PDF - 1.2 MB)
PAEMS Critical Care Protocol  (PDF - 1.1 MB)
PAEMS Capnography Protocol  (PDF - 553.9 KB)
PAEMS High Performance CPR  (PDF - 232.6 KB)
PAEMS Child Abuse - Neglect Policy  (PDF - 8.0 MB)
PAEMS Child Abuse - Neglect Form  (PDF - 315.3 KB)