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Important News

NAEMT: PPE Challenges: Important Information for the first responder community

Webinars

Friday, March 27, 2-3pm ET (postponed from March 24)
COCA
Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Access info to come.

NAEMSP Podcast: Lesson's Learned from Seattle, Washington

CDC Updates Interim Guidance for Healthcare Infection Control

CDC EMS guidance is also updated to reflect the use of face masks as an alternative. Respirators are recommended to be reserved for aerosol-generating procedures.

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Sample Protocols

Note: In this highly dynamic and fluid situation, protocols may be revised as new information and guidelines become available. While we will do our best to keep samples updated, it is advisable to double check with the primary authority for the latest versions.  Click a topic below for sample protocols.

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Open Access Resource – NEW from PEC!

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Caring for Infectious Disease in the Prehospital Setting: A Qualitative Analysis of EMS Providers Experiences and Suggestions for Improvement

Prehospital Emergency Care: Vol 24, No 1
Taylor & Francis

The purpose of this study was to examine the attitudes and behaviors of emergency medical technicians and paramedics when faced with the decision to care for patients with suspected Ebola Virus Disease and to illicit suggestions for improvement of infectious disease preparedness.

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Quick Links

Centers for Disease Control

Global Medical Response

NHTSA EMS.gov

North Carolina Office of EMS

World Health Organization

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