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The first Thursday of every month is certification for Heartsaver CPR with AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). It is a two-year certification and the cost is $50.
BLS for HCP is offered the second and third Thursday of the month and is designed for the Healthcare Provider in a workplace setting. It covers basic CPR plus 2 person CPR, use of the AED, use of a Bag-Valve mask, and barrier precautions. Adult, Child & Infant resuscitation are covered and all classes are taught to current American Heart Association Standards. Class requires a written test and skills practical. Remediation, if needed, will occur immediately after the class. Cost is $50 for a 2 year certification.
Classes can be arranged off-site. Contact 847-537-0995 and ask to speak to the CPR Coordinator.
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.
Commercial outdoor fireplaces are allowed in Buffalo Grove, but only logs or charcoal may be used in them.
There is no charge for a copy of the report. FOIA Information
Fire Department Headquarters1051 Highland Grove Dr.Buffalo Grove, IL 60089