OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center

Urbana, Illinois

East Central Illinois EMS

Who We Are

East Central Illinois EMS System is the largest EMS system in Region 6 serving the needs of our communities for the last 30 years.  Our EMS system supports the resources of more than one-hundred public safety agencies including EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement. 

Our commitment to the highest standards of education affords the providers within our agencies, the confidence and technical competence for the clinical excellence required for a level of care our communities deserve.

Vision Statement

To be an integrative, High Performance EMS System aligning EMS agencies and providers to meet community-centered needs through Clinical Excellence, Education, Access and Advocacy.


East Central Illinois EMS is committed to serving the needs of our member agencies and communities we serve by:

  • Providing quality prehospital education in both initial certifying courses and continuing education.
  • Leveraging technology to educate our prehospital providers through the use of our high-fidelity simulation equipment in our state-of-the-art Mobile Education Lab.
  • Supporting cardiac arrest survival by sponsoring PulsePoint Respond, a bystander CPR app.
  • Supporting Law Enforcement Agencies through our accredited Narcan Assistance Program.

AHA Training Center

East Central Illinois EMS is a large American Heart Association Training Center supporting Emergency Cardiovascular Care with over 300 instructors issuing over 10,000 provider certifications a year.

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