COVID-19 Resource Update



This message from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) includes critical and emergent resources for fire and EMS on the COVID-19 response.The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. USFA will update information through this email list at least once each week.

Visit the USFA's website for additional COVID-19 resources for fire and EMS.

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Featured resource

Transitioning from this fire season’s operational tempo, combined with the arrival of the holiday season, can lead to stress and anxiety for wildland firefighters. Now is an excellent time to reframe your thinking about the holidays, especially after a long fire season impacted by COVID-19.

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group’s Mental Health Subcommittee provides mental health information of value to wildland firefighters and the structural firefighter community in its latest newsletter.

Download their Winter and Holiday Newsletter (PDF)

COVID-19 essential information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Resources to protect the fire and EMS from COVID-19. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Emergency Medical Services provides current COVID-19 information for EMS responders.

What firefighters and EMS providers need to know about COVID-19.The CDC answers your questions about providing medical treatment, transport of ill patients, how you can protect yourself and others, and what steps employers of firefighter and EMS personnel should take for safe and effective COVID-19 response.

USFA lists non-government website links if they provide government information and/or services in a way that is not available on an official government website.They are provided as a public service only. USFA neither endorses nor guarantees in any way the external organizations, services, advice or products included in these website links. Furthermore, the U.S. government neither controls nor guarantees the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of the information contained in non-government website links.




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