Serving a ten-county radius in Northern Illinois, OSF Northern Region EMS covers one of the largest and most diverse areas in the Midwest. Dedicated, skilled and courageous, our 1600 providers (from over 75 agencies) include First Responder, BLS, ALS, aeromedical and specialty transport levels of care.
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is not only a Level One Trauma Center offering the highest level of emergency care 24/7/365. We also serve as Resource Hospital for OSF Northern Region EMS, ensuring that our providers comply with all state and local regulations, and are offered continuing education opportunities.
The OSF Northern Region EMS Paramedic Education Program is is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions Committee (CoAEMSP).
OSF Northern Region EMS has an articulation agreement with Highland Community College for those Paramedic Education Program Graduates who wish to further their education and pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services.