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News: Centegra salutes EMS providers

During Emergency Medical Services Week May 15-21, Centegra Health System celebrates the vital public service that members of emergency medical services teams provide, especially the lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This year’s theme is “Everyday Heroes.” The emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, emergency medical dispatchers, firefighters, educators, administrators and others. The members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills.”It is completely appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by celebrating Emergency Medical Services Week,”  said Cindy Amore, Centegra Health System EMS manager and system coordinator.

The following list encompasses the agencies who routinely transport patients to the Centegra hospitals or within the guidance of the McHenry Western Lake County EMS System:

  • Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
  • Antioch Rescue
  • A-Tec Ambulance
  • Cary Fire Protection District
  • Crystal Lake Fire/Rescue  Department
  • Flight for Life
  • Fox Lake Fire Department
  • Fox River Grove Fire Protection District
  • Hebron Rescue
  • Huntley Fire Protection District
  • Lakewood Fire Department
  • Lake Villa Rescue
  • Marengo Rescue Squad
  • McHenry Township Fire Protection District
  • Nunda Rural Fire Protection District
  • Rescue Eight Ambulance
  • Richmond Township Fire Protection District
  • Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District
  • Spring Grove Fire Protection District
  • Wauconda Fire Protection District
  • Wonder Lake Fire Protection District
  • Woodstock Fire Protection District

Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Primary Care centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and more. As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community.

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