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 Working Group documents
Utilization of EMS Clinicians as Vaccinators for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
An information resource for EMS agencies assisting state or local health departments, or other agencies, with COVID-19 vaccination programs.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for EMS Clinicians
An information resource for EMS clinicians and agencies who want to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and reduce vaccine hesitancy among clinicians.
Prolonged EMS Transfer
Guidance and best practices for EMS clinicians and hospital emergency room personnel to prevent prolonged ambulance offload times.
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 – Dec. 31, 2020.