First Responder COVID-19 Resources

 

   OhioHealth 24/7 EMS Hotline 

For routine needs, contact a hospital or ED EMS Coordinator:
For a list of EMS Coordinators, visit EMS Coordinators by Location.

For time-critical needs, contact EMS Operations On-Call
(614) 566-7377 | 566-RESQ

   OhioHealth First Responder Testing

EMS, Fire-Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Corrections Testing Hotline 
OhioHealth COVID-19 First Responder Testing 2020-07-12

   OhioHealth EMS Patient Test Result Notifications

OhioHealth COVID-19 EMS Patient Test Results Notifications 2020-04-09

    OhioHealth Regional Updates

Monthly Webex Meeting for EMS, Fire, and other First Responder Agencies
Occurs on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 1500-1600 hrs

Command Staff, Chief Officers, and Coordinators should contact Mark Huckaby to be added to the invite.

   OhioHealth Resources

COVID-19 Medical Director Recommendations | Dr. Eric Cortez
July 23 COVID Medical Director Recommendations

EMS PPE Assistance for Interfacility Transfers
EMS Interfacility PPE Assistance

Battelle PPE Recycling
EMS PPE Recycling Guidelines
Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System

EMS Podcasts
COVID-19 Part I
COVID-19 Part II

COVID-19 Toolbox
https://blog.ohiohealth.com/series/covid-19-coronavirus-toolkit/

COVID-19 Updates
https://www.ohiohealth.com/covid-19/

Call Centers

ODH
1-833-4-ASK-ODH

Dashboards

ODH
Dashboards
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/dashboards

Latest Developments
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

Current Trends Dashboard
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/dashboards/current-trends

Risk Levels Guidelines   NEW
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/OPHASM/COVID-19-Risk-Level-Guidelines-GP.pdf

Public Health Advisory System   NEW
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/public-health-advisory-system/

CDC
Cases in the US
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html

Data Tracker
https://www.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/index.html#cases

Forecasting
https://www.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/index.html#forecasting

Ryan White Act Expanded to Include SAR-CoV-2   NEW
https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2020-119/default.html?deliveryName=USCDC_10_4-DM24118

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations
http://covid19.healthdata.org/

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

IAFF
https://www.iaff.org/coronavirus/

Franklin County COVID Notifications

Local Health Districts

ODH
Find a Local Health District
https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/find-local-health-districts

Professional Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics
Resources for Pediatric COVID-19
https://www.aappublications.org/cc/covid-19

American Heart Association
Resources for CPR Training and Emergency Care
https://cpr.heart.org/en/resources/coronavirus-covid19-resources-for-cpr-training

COVID-10 Compendium
https://professional.heart.org/professional/General/UCM_505868_COVID-19-Professional-Resources.jsp

BLS and ACLS Guidance
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047463

Resuscitation Guidance
https://eu.rhapsode.covid.area9lyceum.com/learner.html?s=4IzYoB3X5QzM3EzXy5ETEVVU14GbkVXc#home&access_code=CHKXCE316FTM

Oxygenation and Ventilation of the COVID-19 Patient
https://cpr.heart.org/en/resources/coronavirus-covid19-resources-for-cpr-training/oxygenation-and-ventilation-of-covid-19-patients

American Red Cross
COVID-19 Guidance
https://www.redcrosslearningcenter.org/s/american-red-cross-covid-19-guidance

Plasma Donation from Recovered COVID-19 Patients
https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/dlp/plasma-donations-from-recovered-covid-19-patients.html

Antibody Testing and Collection of Convalescent Plasma
https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/press-release/2020/collecting-convalescent-plasma-for-treatment-of-covid-19.html

ASPR | TRACIE
EMS
https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/ems

COVID-19
https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/COVID-19

CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

COCA Updates | Emerging Health Threats and Public Health Emergencies
https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/

Isolation and Precautions Duration
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/duration-isolation.html

COVIDView Key Updates
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/covidview/index.html

EMS Guidelines
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html

Elastomeric Respirator Guidelines (Half-Face, Full-Face, etc.)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/elastomeric-respirators-strategy/index.html

HCP Guidance and Risk Assessment
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-risk-assesment-hcp.html

HCP Infection Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/infection-prevention-control-faq.html

HCP Testing Recommendations
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/testing-healthcare-personnel.html

Health Alert Network | Urgent Public Health Incidents
https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/

Isolation and Precautions Duration
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/duration-isolation.html

CENTRAL OHIO TRAUMA SYSTEMS (COTS)
https://www.centralohiotraumasystem.org/resources/newspublications/press-releases-covid-19

CMS
Ambulance Services Center
https://www.cms.gov/Center/Provider-Type/Ambulances-Services-Center

Current Emergencies
https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/Emergency/EPRO/Current-Emergencies/Current-Emergencies-page

Ambulance Transport Flexibility
https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-ambulances.pdf

EMTALA Flexibility
https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-15-hospitalcahemtala.pdf

DEA Diversion Control
https://www.dea.gov/press-releases/2020/03/20/deas-response-covid-19

EMS.gov | NHTSA
https://www.ems.gov/projects/coronavirus_covid-19_resources.html

EMS Focus Webinar Series
https://www.ems.gov/ems-focus.html

Federal Government
Coronavirus.gov

IAFF
https://www.iaff.org/coronavirus/

IAFC
https://www.iafc.org/topics-and-tools/resources/resource/coronavirus-resources-for-fire-chiefs

IACP
https://www.theiacp.org/resources/document/law-enforcement-information-on-covid-19

Interagency Board for Emergency Preparedness and Response (IAB)
https://www.interagencyboard.org/publications/documents

JAMA Network
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/pages/coronavirus-alert#scientific-resources

Motorola
Equipment Cleaning and Disinfection
https://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/health-resources/cleaning.html

NENA |911
https://www.nena.org/page/covid19

Ohio Board of Pharmacy
https://www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/Documents/Pubs/Special/COVID19Resources/COVID-19%20Response%20Efforts.pdf

Ohio Department of Health
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

Responsible ReStart Ohio
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/responsible-restart-ohio/Responsible-Protocols/

Ohio Division of EMS
https://www.ems.ohio.gov/

Ohio EMA
https://ema.ohio.gov/Recovery_covid19.aspx

PWW EMS Law
https://www.pwwemslaw.com/content/ems-law-covid-19-corona-update-webpage

The Lancet
https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus

The New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.nejm.org/coronavirus

The Ohio Channel
Governor Dewine’s Press Conferences

US Fire Administration
https://www.usfa.fema.gov/coronavirus/index.html

WHO
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Key Updates

2020-09-15
Community Pop-Up Testing Locations

2020-08-13
Ohio’s Executive Response: A Plan of Action to Advance Equity

2020-08-13
COVID-19 Ohio Minority Health Strike Force Blueprint

2020-07-17
Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19

2020-07-23
ODH Public Awareness Campaign

It’s Up to All of Us
I Believe-Face Masks
I Believe-Social Distancing

2020-06-18
COVID-19 Update: Case Increases in Children and in Southwest Ohio

2020-06-11
UPDATED AHA Interim Guidance: Virtual Training Options during COVID-19 Outbreak

2020-06-07
FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorizations Revising Which Types of Respirators Can Be Decontaminated for Reuse

2020-05-20
CIDRAP Viewpoint Part 3: Smart Testing for COVID-19 Virus and Antibodies

2020-05-17
Acute heart failure in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) in the context of global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

2020-05-14
ODH Receives Federal Remsidavir Allocation

2020-05-14
Interim Guidance for Basic and Advanced Life Support in Children and Neonates With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

2020-05-08
SAMHSA Naloxone Use by FIrst Responders and Law Enforcement

2020-05-01   EMS.gov
Instructions for First Responders Who’ve Been Tested for COVID-19

Healthcare Staff Toolkit for Emotional Coping

Burnout, Self-Care & COVID-19 Exposure for First Responders

Burnout, Self-Care & COVID-19 Exposure for Families of First Responders

Behavioral Health Resources for First Responders

2020-04-28   IAFF
Fire Fighter Resilience during COVID-19

2020-04-23 AHA Circulation Journal
Interim Guidance for Basic and Advanced Life Support in Adults, Children, and Neonates With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

2020-04-22   IAFF
Coping with Grief during COVID-19

2020-04-22   ODH
COVID-19 Information on Non-Essential Procedures

2020-04-22   ODH
Updated COVID-19 testing guidance

2020-04-19   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – Certificate Renewal & Cont. Education Relief

2020-04-17   CMS
See Ambulance Services FAQ beginning on Page 11 of the document, includes signature requirement flexibility during COVID-19 emergency
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing

2020-04-16   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – N-95 Mask Decontamination Directive for Safety Partners

2020-04-15   Governor Dewine
2019 Novel Coronavirus – First Responder PPE

2020-04-09   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – Return to Duty Guidelines for Critical Infrastructure Workers

2020-04-09   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – Disposal of Waste from Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19 Infection and Airway PPE Conservation

2020-04-09   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – EMS Response to Nursing Homes & Skilled Nursing Facilities

2020-04-07   ODH
Guidance for Discontinuing Transmission-Based Precautions in COVID-19 Patients

2020-04-07   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – PPE Guidance for Firefighters & EMS

2020-04-04   ODH
Trauma related to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-03-29   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – K9 Resource FAQ Sheet

2020-04-08   Ohio Division of EMS
2019 Novel Coronavirus – Reporting Possible COVID-19 Related Incidents in EMSIRS

2020-03-31   Ohio Division of EMS
Rapid COVID-19 Blood Tests and the Ohio EMS Scope of Practice

2020-03-24   Ohio Division of EMS
Guidance on Sharing Information with First Responders

2020-03-23   Ohio Division of EMS
Resource for Community Education and Empowerment

2020-03-23   Ohio Division of EMS
Patient Care Alternatives to Avoid Aerosol-Generating Procedures

2020-03-16   Ohio Division of EMS/National Academies of Science
Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response
Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers

2020-03   Ohio Division of EMS
Temporary Processes for Medical Transportation Providers

Ohio Division of EMS
Be Part of the Solution PSA

PPE Supplies

Ohio Emergency PPE Maker’s Exchange
PPE Manufacturer’s and Suppliers Directory
https://repurposingproject.sharetribe.com/

Data Memory Marketing
Bob Williams
National Account Manager
950 Taylor Station Rd, Suite O
Gahanna, OH 43230
614-863-3667 x1021 or 800-457-7484 x 1021
bob@data-memory.com
https://datamemorymarketing.com/pages/medical-supplies

Waterford Designs, Delaware Ohio
Face Shields
https://waterfordsigns.com/

Stitches USA, Sugarcreek Ohio
Masks, Boot Covers, Gowns, Cots, Etc
https://www.bookcentra.com/products-in-category?custom_theme=stitches
419-884-6170
COVID-19@stitchesusa.com

Aramark
Reusable gowns for purchase or rental
Jefrey Peterson | Aramark | Business Development Executive | Sales | Uniform Services
P 410-646-2224 M 410-598-3127 F 410-646-2558
EMAIL Peterson-jefrey@aramark.com | WEB www.aramark.com | FACEBOOK aramark |TWITTER @aramarkuniforms

Ohio Save a Hero: Coronavirus Healthcare PPE Fund
https://www.gofundme.com/f/ohiosaveahero?fbclid=IwAR3NUU4buJXfJTNzVLHBeKqiuoZ0HCYIZQnozvssPs99MZ38aPKne8hJo9U

Aunt Flow
Bulk Disposable Masks
https://www.goauntflow.com/products/fda-certified-medical-3-layer-disposable-masks#

World Class Plastics
Face Shields
https://www.heydonttouchyourface.com/
https://www.worldclassplastics.net

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