MEMBERS NOTICES

NYCFR COVID-19 Health & Safety Plan

Members responding to all MEDICAL CALLS are required to wear N-95 FACE MASKS - NO EXCEPTIONS.

This will include all of the following,

Medical Assist Calls

  1. Any and all face to face patient interactions.
  2. Assisting with patient packaging.
  3. Carrying of any equipment during MEDICAL CALL.
  4. Lift assistance for patient care.
  5. Contact of any kind with patient during MEDICAL ASSISTANCE CALL.
  6. Any and all family member interactions.
  7. AS DIRECTED BY ON SCENE OFFICERS

MVA Responses

  1. You must wear N-95 masks and proper PPE during any face to face interactions with patients and family members during extracation.
  2. You must wear N-95 masks and proper PPE while assisting required interaction with Medical staff inside and outside of vehicle.

Positive COVID-19 Responses

  1. EMT rendering face to face patient care must be wearing the proper PPE including, GOWN, N-95 MASK, GOGGLES, and GLOVES.
  2. All other responders are to remain outside unless directed only by FD Officer on scene, any entry will require GOWN, N-95 MASKING, GOGGLES, and GLOVES.
PROPER DECON AFTER CALLS ARE TO INCLUDE.,
  1. Hand Washing with soap and water, sanitizer if available.
  2. Red Bio-Hazard Bags for disposal of PPE.
 
All members should be self monitoring, if you are sick, have a fever, or any symptoms related to COVID-19 you are asked not to respond for calls and please remain at home. Seek proper care through your Medical Professionals.
 
 

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