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Welcome home Deputy Sabel! All of us at the Sheriff’s Office wish you a speedy recovery.

Posted by Mercer County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
EMTs perform CPR on SC State basketball player

Video shows a fallen basketball player receiving CPR during a game at North Carolina State University. The South Carolina State player was stabilized when he was taken out of the arena, according to the NC State men's basketball Twitter account. (via WRAL TV)

Posted by NBC News on Saturday, December 2, 2017
Dr. Kerns' Cardiac Arrest Story

Dr. Kerns has a compelling story to share about the day he suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest while at work. His coworkers used CPR and an Advanced Medical Transport Cardio Reviver AED to save his life. During his account, he meets his AMT caregivers for the first time since the incident. AMT has been recognized nationally for its efforts toward winning the battle against cardiac arrest. To learn more, please visit or call us at 1-800-457-1143.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Friday, November 17, 2017

We are meeting more than 3,000 local 8th grade students this week at the Career Spark event. Hopefully, we will inspire some future EMTs and Paramedics. Photo courtesy of Yolanda Johnson.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Monday, October 23, 2017

If you see us “waiting in the wings” at local sports events, feel free to stop and say hello. Here, Geoff and Kayla look out over Streator’s homecoming game. Photo courtesy of Geoff Burman.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Friday, October 20, 2017

No one is safe from the risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. In fact, it's the #1 killer of people over 40 in America. That is why we continue to preach about CPR skills, and continue to place public AED devices. If you would like to learn CPR skills, please reach out to us. We'll teach anyone who is willing to learn.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Monday, October 2, 2017

Covered an interesting story today... We don't often think about the stress and trauma that the people who help us on our worst days face as part of their jobs. I took a look at the help available to those who help us. Thanks Josh Bradshaw from Advanced Medical Transport & Jamie Harwood, Peoria County Coroner for being so candid with me about such a personal story for both of you!

Posted by Alyssa Paldo on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

#TeamAMT supports the Heart of Illinois United Way and it’s programs. In fact, Heart of Illinois 2-1-1 lives under our roof. Those who have visited us may have seen that program in action!

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Friday, September 8, 2017

The Road to Recovery The Pekin Police Department is again releasing a series of videos as part of our Pekin Heroin Initiative. This new series is called "The Road to Recovery". We hope that you will take a few minutes to watch these videos and share them. There are so many people affected by the Heroin epidemic in our Country. So many good people and good families find themselves fighting this horrible life gripping and threatening addiction in our community. The first video shows you the process of our Safe Passage Program and Gateway, the journey to sober living. Once again, these videos will feature those directly impacted by addiction and their journey.

Posted by Pekin Police Department on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day is Sunday, September 10. Let's all watch out for one another and reach out to anyone who might be struggling. We are all in this together. Thanks to Mark Gilles for the link.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Monday, August 28, 2017

It’s a beautiful day to learn CPR skills and get an up close look at an ambulance. Come on out to Northwoods Mall for the back to school health and safety fair! Photos courtesy of Tobey Beagle.

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Saturday, August 19, 2017

Calling all Quad Cities and Iowa City EMTs! Join #TeamAMT What did you do today? Make a difference in the community in which you live and join our fast paced team of experienced care givers. AMT is now hiring!

Posted by Advanced Medical Transport on Wednesday, August 2, 2017