"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, Office of Health Affairs, in collaboration with the Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, sponsored a two-day working meeting on September 6 and 7, 2017, entitled 'Protecting First Responders on the Frontlines of the Fentanyl Epidemic.' These proceedings summarize the key messages of the meeting and provide scientifically derived, evidence-based, and practitioner-informed recommendations. These will serve as a guide to inform strategy, policies and procedures to prevent and mitigate unintended fentanyl exposures across first responder occupations. The proceedings also include information obtained from relevant events that have occurred since the meeting and additional research."
Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/
Protecting First Responders on the Frontlines of the Fentanyl Epidemic, Washington D.C., September 6-7, 2017