Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force EMS/Prehospital Team

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EMS Crisis Standards of Care (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
Burnout, self-care and COVID-19 exposure for First Responders (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
Burnout, Selfcare and COVID-19 exposure for families of First Responders (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
Epidemiology for COVID-19 EMS Providers (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
Disinfection of Structural Firefighting PPE (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources for First Responders (UPDATED: 5/7/20)

PA Governor’s Office

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Stay at Home Order (UPDATED: 3/31/20)

Other State Agencies

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Critical Care Transport Agency Ability to Transport COVID Patients (UPDATED: 4/2/20)
Just In Time Training Videos (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

Federal Agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Updated EMS Guidelines (UPDATED: 7/15/20)
How to Protect Yourself and Others Infographic (UPDATED: 5/7/20)
PPE Burn Calculator: Click Here (UPDATED: 4/8/20)
COVID Guidance for EMS CDC Homepage: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)
COVID Exposure Risk Assessment: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)
What To Know About Caring for COVID Patients: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)
Optimizing Face-mask Supply: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)
What To Do If You Have COVID (UPDATED: 3/26/20)
EMS Focus Webinar (UPDATED: 3/26/20)
Donning and Doffing PPE (UPDATED: 3/26/20)
Facial Hair for N-95 (UPDATED: 3/26/20)
Home Care for COVID+ Patients (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

Updated EMS Guidelines (UPDATED: 7/15/20)

How to Protect Yourself and Others Infographic (UPDATED: 5/7/20)

PPE Burn Calculator: Click Here (UPDATED: 4/8/20)

COVID Guidance for EMS CDC Homepage: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)

COVID Exposure Risk Assessment: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)

What To Know About Caring for COVID Patients: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)

Optimizing Face-mask Supply: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/30/20)

What To Do If You Have COVID (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

EMS Focus Webinar (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

Donning and Doffing PPE (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

Facial Hair for N-95 (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

Home Care for COVID+ Patients (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

EMS Infectious Disease Playbook (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

Healthcare Planning Checklist (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

HIPAA and COVID-19 (UPDATED: 3/26/20)

EMTALA in the Era of COVID (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Fact Sheet (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

Statement on N-95 for Healthcare Professionals During COVID-19 Pandemic (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

COVID19 Reconstitution Paper (UPDATED: 5/7/20)

Eligible Emergency Protective Measures (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

National Association of State EMS Organizations (NASEMSO)

Combating Fatigue in EMS Guidebook (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Interim Guidance for Pediatric Patients (UPDATED: 3/31/20)

Resuscitation Guidance during COVID Pandemic (UPDATED: 3/27/20)

AHA COVID-19 Resource Compendium: Click Here (UPDATED: 3/28/20)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Ambulance Flexibilities to Fight COVID19 (UPDATED: 3/31/20)

Mental Health Resources

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COVID-19 Emotional Support Line  – 412-647-2473 Provided via Pittsburgh CISM Team for all first responders and health care providers in Allegheny County. In addition, the CISM team can still respond to in person to specific incidents. Call for more info.
The Mental Health Support Line – 1-855-284-249424/7 mental health and crisis support line for people dealing with anxiety or other difficult emotions. Can be reached toll-free, 24/7, from anywhere in PA.
TheHappinessTrap.com Guide to “FACE” COVID
Tools for Behavior Health Workers During a Crisis

Misc.

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LexisNexis – COVID-19 Legislative & Regulatory Resources
Interim NIOSH Training for Emergency Responders: Reducing Risks Associated with Long Work Hours
Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators
Guide for Identifying FDA EUA Authorized N95 Respirators for
Battelle CCDS™ Processing

St. Clair Hospital

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