Upcoming Training

All training conducted by CARS is eligible for IDPH CME credits.  You do not need to be a member to attend CARS trainings, although in some cases a cost is associated.


CPR Certification/Recertification

* Classes will be scheduled as requested. Call the Village Hall               (217) 472-3111 if interested in requesting a class.  

Memorial Hospital EMS System Protocol Update

The Memorial EMS System updated protocols can be found at the links below.  All members of the Chapin Area Rescue Squad have passed practical and written exams for the transition into the Memorial EMS System.  

Memorial EMS System 2016 Protocol Sections


Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

This is a 56-hour certification course.  The above link opens a sample course outline.  There are no EMR courses in Chapin scheduled at this time.


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

This is a 180-hour certification course. The above link opens a sample course outline. No classes are planned for 2021 in the Village of Chapin. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact the Village Hall.

CARS CME Training 2021

The Chapin Rescue Squad meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.  Follow the link above to see the monthly CME training. 

 The Chapin Area Rescue Squad was formed in 2007 and provides BLS transport Emergency Medical Services, with field upgradable ALS, for the Village of Chapin, Concord and surrounding rural area.  The rescue squad is an all volunteer agency, and always looking for new members.  If you would like more information or would like to schedule a free CPR class for your organization, please call (217) 472-3111 or email bmac@irtc.net


Memorial EMS System Updates

March 7, 2018

CARS Bloodbourne Pathogen Training

Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 2020

NWS Storm Spotter Online Training

Those interested in obtaining certification as a National Weather Service Weather Spotter can now take the initial course online.  Click Here to be directed to the theNWS Skywarn Site

Chapin Area Rescue Squad
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Chief- Bryce A. McCormick

Training Officer- Currently Open

Safety Officer- Currently Open

CPR Coordinator- Currently Open

Student Coordinator- Leslie Forsman​


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