First Responder COVID-19 Resources

 

   OhioHealth 24/7 EMS Hotline 

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

For time-critical first responder, hospital, or ED needs,
contact EMS Operations On-Call:   
(614) 566-7377 • 566-RESQ

   OhioHealth First Responder Testing

EMS, Fire-Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Corrections Testing
OhioHealth COVID-19 First Responder Testing 2021-08-17

   OhioHealth EMS Patient Test Result Notifications

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

    OhioHealth Regional Updates

Quarterly Webex Meeting for EMS, Fire, and other First Responder Agencies

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

   OhioHealth Resources

EMS Medical Director Recommendations | Dr. Eric Cortez
COVID-19 Medical Director Recommendations 2021-06-14

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 (Information and Resources)
https://blog.ohiohealth.com/series/covid-19-coronavirus-toolkit/

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

COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions and Mask Use
https://www.ohiohealth.com/covid-19/visitor-restrictions/

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

Public Health Advisory System
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
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

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