Can I go to the hospital of my choice if I call the ambulance?
By State law, the ambulance must transport all unstable patients to the closest hospital.

If a patient is stable and medical control approves, the ambulance will transport to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Condell Hospital in Libertyville, Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, or Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park.

Transports to Lutheran General Hospital would only be done for certain trauma patients, or other special situations.

If you wish to be transported to any other hospital the BGFD paramedics will contact medical control for permission and call a private ambulance to transport you to another hospital.

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