Fire and life safety considerations for authorities having jurisdiction and building owners on outdoor and pop-up dining establishments.
Ingress and egress concerns
Social distancing to control building occupant flow can result in fire and life safety issues, such as blocked or locked emergency exits.
Social distancing and occupancy
Considerations for authorities having jurisdiction and building managers when social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recommendations for fire protection systems and unique school changes that might require special attention from a fire and life safety perspective.
Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force documents
Rural EMS COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist
This checklist serves as a reference for rural response agencies to evaluate their current preparedness and identify areas that need further mitigation measures.
Epidemiology for COVID-19 Emergency Medical Service Providers: What You Need to Know
An epidemiology overview for EMS providers from all types of EMS systems.
COVID-19: Considerations, Strategies and Resources for EMS Crisis Standards of Care
This document provides an overview of general considerations, potential strategies and existing resources that EMS agencies may use to inform changes to their operations and standards of care. Sample documents are provided.
NFIRS special study: COVID-19
The U.S. Fire Administration is using the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) to conduct a national-level special study on fire department responses to COVID-19. The goal of the study is to help fire departments consistently document fire department calls to suspected or confirmed incidents involving COVID-19.
fire service personnel responses to confirmed or suspected COVID-19 incidents from Jan. 1 – Nov. 26, 2020.