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Serving a nine-county radius in central Illinois, Peoria Area EMS covers one of the largest and most diverse areas in the Midwest. Dedicated, skilled and courageous, our 1900+ providers (from over 75 agencies) include Paramedics, PHRN's, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Responders, Firefighters, Police, Emergency Medical Dispatchers, and Emergency Communications Registered Nurses. 

Every day thousands of people dial 911, counting on us to respond quickly and appropriately to local medical and traumatic emergencies. 

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Level One Trauma Center Care

OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center is not only a Level One Trauma Center offering the highest level of emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We also serve as Resource Hospital for the Peoria Area EMS System, ensuring that our providers comply with all state and local regulations, and are offered continuing education opportunities.