We hope you find these links to other EMS resources helpful.
Silver Cross Hospital: www.silvercross.org (Resource Hospital for Silver Cross EMS EMS)
Please direct families looking to drop deceased loved ones medications to the following website, which will assist them in locating an appropriate facility that will take unwanted prescriptions. From the below site click on “Find a Collection Site Near You” then enter your zip code. http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html
Please direct families looking to drop off “sharps” (needles) to a nearby Walgreens for a sharps disposal kit or perhaps visit sharpsdisposal.com (or other sharps disposal site of their choice) for a medical waste return kit. Local hospitals will NOT take outside sharps for return/waste.
American College of Emergency Physicians: www.acep.org/ems (EMS Week information here)
American Heart Association: www.heart.org (CPR & ECC classes)
American Red Cross: www.redcross.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov
Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov
FEMA Courses: http://training.fema.gov/IS/
Illinois Data Collection: www.nemsis.org
Illinois Department of Public Health: www.idph.state.il.us/home.htm
Illinois EMS for Children (EMSC): https://www.luriechildrens.org/emsc
IDPH Rules and Regulations: www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700515sections.html
Illinois Emergency Preparedness: www.ready.illinois.gov
Illinois Fire Chiefs Association: www.illinoisfirechiefs.org
National Association of EMS Educators: www.naemse.org
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians: www.naemt.org
National Fire Academy: www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: www.nhtsa.dot.gov
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians: www.nremt.org
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth: www.pwwemslaw.com/ (Resource for EMS Law)
Region VII EMS website: www.regionviiems.com
The external links above are provided as a courtesy and are not endorsed by Silver Cross Hospital EMS System.
Please do not solicit us to add your website to this list.