COVID-19 Resources

Important News

NAEMT:  PPE Challenges: Important Information for the First Reponder Community

SOMA:  Call to Action in New York City - Status (updated 4/13/2020)


Prehospital Emergency Care (PEC) Journal Podcast 3/18/2020

Resources for those in the Deployed Setting

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CDC Updates Interim Guidance for Healthcare Infection Control

CDC EMS guidance is also updated to reflect the use of face masks as an alternative. Respirators are recommended to be reserved for aerosol-generating procedures.

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Sample Protocols

Note: In this highly dynamic and fluid situation, protocols may be revised as new information and guidelines become available. While we will do our best to keep samples updated, it is advisable to double check with the primary authority for the latest versions.

Open Access Resource


Caring for Infectious Disease in the Prehospital Setting: A Qualitative Analysis of EMS Providers Experiences and Suggestions for Improvement

Prehospital Emergency Care: Vol 24, No 1
Taylor & Francis

The purpose of this study was to examine the attitudes and behaviors of emergency medical technicians and paramedics when faced with the decision to care for patients with suspected Ebola Virus Disease and to illicit suggestions for improvement of infectious disease preparedness.

Quick Links

Centers for Disease Control - Updated Daily 

Global Medical Response 

Johns Hopkins University 


Pacific Disaster Center 


SOMA Strategic Partners and Other EMS Affiliates 



World Health Organization 

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