2019 Novel Coronavirus Informational Resources
2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Informational Resources
National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus
Connecticut Department of Public Health: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Preparedness/Main-Page/2019-Novel-Coronavirus
International Association of Fire Chiefs: https://www.iafc.org/topics-and-tools/resources/resource/coronavirus-resources-for-fire-chiefs
International Association of Fire Fighters https://www.iaff.org/coronavirus/
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Resource Guide.
Effective immediately, first responders within our communities who feel they may have been exposed to COVID + patients or are symptomatic for COVID can call our Hartford Healthcare Clinical Command Center (CCC) Hotline for assistance. See the attached for more details and contact information. Questions or concerns email HHCEMS@hhchealth.org
Vision 20/20 Coronavirus Shared Resource Library
Lexipol Offers No-Cost COVID-19 Policies, Courses and Training Tools
Lexipol has set up a unique coronavirus site (https://coronavirus.lexipol.com/). The site provides you with no-cost COVID-19 fire department policies, courses and training tools for individuals and agencies. Lexipol is making available its library of related courses, policies and management tools at no cost during the crisis.
LEXIPOL POLICIES & INFO HERE:. https://coronavirus.lexipol.com/
COVID-19 Training Video Link
Please take a look at the COVID-19 fire & EMS training video-link below. This excellent, 10 minute video was developed by Dr. Kelly Reynolds (Disease Transmission SME) and her University of Arizona team in partnership with Captain John Gulotta, Tucson FD and Tucson IAFF Local 479. it has also been approved by the Arizona State Health Department.
We have also attached a checklist that goes along with the video. DOWNLOAD HERE
Our thanks to Dr. Jeff Burgess at the University of Arizona for passing this on. For those not familiar with Jeff, he is a strong and long time ally of Firefighters. Jeff is an Emergency Medicine Physician, Medical Toxicologist, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician. Always looking out for us, Jeff co-chairs NIOSH's National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Public Safety Sector Council and is a member of Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance.
HERE IS THE 10 MINUTE TRAINING VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIbGJtfzHdE