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COVID-19 EMS Agency Protocols and Resources

Below are resources to help EMS practitioners protect themselves and their patients against the Coronavirus. For additional questions and resources, contact us at COVID-19resourceassist@naemt.org.

Agency Protocols and Resources:

Category

Title

Description

Planning  Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) Outline for EMS and PSAP

A COOP outline produced by NASEMSO to maintain mission-essential functions during ongoing operations if/when a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or another event occurs.

Survey &
Analysis

IAFC Fire & EMS Force Protection PPE Needs Survey

Survey to gauge the inventory of PPE for Fire & EMS Departments and other supply chain needs

Survey & Analysis

IAFC Fire Department and EMS Services Personnel Impact Survey 

Survey to evaluate the impact on the Fire and EMS Services from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Indiana

Guidance on EMS Preparedness for Coronavirus COVID-19

Directive on dispatch, transport and how the EMS rules interact for EMS providers.
Delmar-Bethlehem EMS Self-Care During the Pandemic Wellness Message for EMS Providers from a Mental Health Professional 

MedStar (TX)

MedStar Medical Directive - March Update

Evaluation protocols of a potential COVID-19 patient

MedStar (TX)

MedStar 2019-nCov Field Process V2

Infographic: Evaluation protocols of a potential COVID-19 patient

MedStar (TX)

MedStar Supervisor 2019-nCov Screening Process V3

Infographic: Supervisor nCov Screening Process

MedStar (TX)

MedStar HCID_nCov Call Take Process V4

Infographic: Call Taking Processv for High Consequence Infectious Disease and nCov

MedStar (TX)

MedStar Donning and Duffing Procedures

Infographic: Dispatch Screening Algorithm

Sumner County (TN)  Protocol Update: Clinical Treatment of Patients Suspected of COVID-19 Exposure or Infection 

Updated recommendation referencing bacterial/viral filter usage [Filter Photos]

 
Sumner County (TN)  Sumner County EMS COVID-19 Plan Sumner County EMS Pandemic Plan For COVID-19
Sumner County (TN)  Recommended Pandemic Response Guidelines for Fire Departments Recommendations for limiting exposure of firefighters to COVID-19, thereby reducing infections and transmissions of the virus to other first responders and/or patients
Sumner County (TN)  Treatment for Employees that Test Positive for COVID-19 Recommendations for employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 infection
Sumner County (TN)   Clinical Treatment of Patients Suspected of COVID-19 Exposure or Infection Recommendations for treating patients who are suspected of being exposed to or infected by COVID-19
Sumner County (TN)  Infectious Disease / Pandemic Plan Plan to minimize the effects of an epidemic/pandemic in Sumner County