First Responders

On March 10, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted guidance that applies to all first responders, including law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and emergency management officials who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19.  The site with guidance can be located here: Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States 

The CDC issued easy-to-follow directions in regards to the sequence for putting on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  The document can be found here: Personal Protection Equipment - Donning & Doffing Sequences.

The CDC released an easy-to-follow one page document that explains what healthcare personnel should know about caring for persons with confirmed or possible Coronavirus (COVID-19).