The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) provides advanced life support at the site of a medical emergency and transports patients to appropriate medical facilities. Medical control is provided by physicians via voice communication on a 24-hour basis. Continuing education is administered every month. All EMS units are equipped with mobile computers and cellular communication. The EMS are proactively involved in injury prevention and health awareness programs targeted toward the community at large.
The ECFPD has provided Elburn and the surrounding community with excellent and unparalleled service to the citizenry. Each EMS unit is staffed with at least one certified or licensed medics and one EMT-Basic, who are trained, authorized, and monitored by Southern Fox Valley EMS System, overseen by an emergency care physician, who also serves as the ECFPD Medical Director. Initial paramedic training curriculum and annual Continuing Education is developed according to Illinois Department of Health guidelines and standards, and includes, but, is not limited to, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals (PEPP), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and various other focuses.