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Don’t Die of Doubt As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” suggests ER visits in April were down 42 percent compared to the same period last year. Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. To combat […]
As part of the 2020 Healthcare Coalition Emergency Management Webinar Series, the University of Rochester Finger Lakes Regional Training Center (FLRTC), the Pediatric Trauma Program at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and the Western Region Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition (WRHEPC) presents the WRHEPC Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar. This virtual seminar will provide a broad overview […]
If you’re interested in this course, here is the updated instructions. Note that the dates have changed from May to October 16, 17 and 18, 2020. Instructor information sheet (DOH 743)
Please read the memo.
“This guidance was developed for New York State fire service agencies to mitigate potential exposure of firefighting personnel to COVID-19. This guidance is meant to assist fire service agencies in developing procedures applicable to their individual circumstances.” View and download the guidance document.
From the NY DOH: Please see the guidance to nursing homes and adult care facilities linked below. Temperature checks are required for their administration, staff, visitors and EMS personnel. Anyone entering the nursing home or adult care facility is subject to COVID 19 screening as outlined in the guidance document linked below. This guidance affects EMS […]