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What EMS and 911 need to know about COVID 19 [video]   [open html - 0B]

From the Description: "The NHTSA [National Highway Traffic Safety Administration] Office of EMS [Emergency Medical Services] hosts a special edition of EMS Focus, a Federal webinar series, to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019], the novel coronavirus that has now infected thousands of people worldwide. Representatives of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) were invited to participate on the webinar panel. The speakers update EMS and 911 personnel on the latest guidance for first responders who may take 911 calls or treat patients with potential COVID-19 infections, what PPE is required for responding to these patients and recommendations for transporting and treating people possibly infected with COVID-19. The webinar is moderated by Jon Krohmer, MD, director of the NHTSA Office of EMS."

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2020-02-24
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