Office of Public Safety

Western Emergency Medical Services


Western EMS is a professional, volunteer, non-transport Basic Life Support (BLS) Service. Members provide direct patient care to the Western Illinois University population and visitors to the campus.WEMS also hosts the Mock DUI each year.

Western EMS personnel must complete rigorous training, continuing education, and evaluation programs to be eligible for membership. Members are selected on the basis of experience, leadership, dedication, service and professional performance.


Email with any questions.

If you need EMS services, you must dial 9-1-1 or 298-1949.