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COVID-19 Resources for First Responders

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, SDAO staff are working remotely. We are still available to assist you by phone and email. 
You can reach us at 800-285-5461 or 
help@sdao.com.


Oregon Health Authority
Crisis Care Guidance for EMS Surge (9/3/20)
Prehospital Guidance: PSAPs (4/7/2020)
Prehospital Guidance: EMS (3/25/2020)
EMS Healthcare Exposure, Work Exclusion Guidance (9/3/2020)
Law Enforcement Office Healthcare Exposure, Work Exclusion Guidance (9/3/2020)
Oregon Fire Service COVID-19 Testing and Data (4/20/2020)
Simplified PPE Allocation Plan (4/6/2020)
OR-EMSIS Interim Data Collection Guidelines for COVID-19 Documentation (4/23/2020)
Ambulance Transport and Reimbursement Policies During the COVID-19 Emergency (4/14/2020)


Oregon State Fire Marshal
Daily Apparatus Cleaning Guide
Quarantine Guidance for Fire and EMS Responders
Release of Fire and COVID-19 Briefing Checklist Decal
National Wildfire Coordinating Group


Oregon Fire Service Coronavirus Response Team
Information Bulletin: Face coverings-Module of one

DPSST
Open Application Period for Assistance to Firefighter Grants


Department of HHS
COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit
Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Nationwide Public Health Emergency (03/2020)


Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
Notice of Funding Opportunity: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - COVID-19


OR-OSHA
New Temporary Guidance for Fit Testing
Enforcement Guidance for Respiratory Protection and the N95 Shortage Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Enforcement Guidance for Use of Respiratory Protection Equipment Certified under Standards of Other Countries or Jurisdictions During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

 

Battelle
Instructions for Healthcare Facilities: Preparation and Collection of N95 Respirators for Decontamination by the Battelle Memorial Institute
Instructions for Healthcare Personnel: Preparation and Collection of N95 Respirators for Decontamination by the Battelle Memorial Institute
Fact Sheet for Healthcare Personnel
Sign Up Process
Masks Treatable by Battelle CSDS


IAFC
Using COVID-19 Resources for Local Planning & Response to Wildland Fires
COVID-19 Interim Screening Protocol for Wildland Fire Personnel
Resources for Fire Chiefs
COVID-19 Fire Department Personnel Impact Dashboard
Decontamination Recommendations


Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force
COVID-19 Testing for First Responders
Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force: Managing Patient and Family Distress Associated With COVID-19 in the Pre-Hospital Setting
Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force: Mitigate Absenteeism by Protecting EMS Clinicians' Psychological Health and Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic


CDC
NIOSH-Approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators
FAQ About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization
Preventing COVID-19 from Spreading in Homes and Communities


Others

COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit
Temporary Rule on Emergency Services Providers in the Event of an Emergency
CDC: FAQ About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
EMS.gov COVID-19 Resources
Duke University: Decontamination and Reuse of N95 Respirators with Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor
Public Safety EAP: Coronavirus Resource Center