NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 all FPC Training & Certification activities are on PAUSE until FURTHER NOTICE (Pending approval of our Submitted Reopening plan).

2019 Novel Coronavirus Informational Resources

 

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Informational Resources

 

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

NHTSA Office of EMS Webinar What EMS and 911 Need to Know about COVID-19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrnbufgDqjo

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.

Hartford HealthCare Statewide Coronavirus Hotline for First Responder Testing

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

https://strategicfire.org/coronavirus

 

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