Join us for a Webcast on all-hazards disaster planning and management for fire agencies, with a focus on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
While on duty, Deputy Fire Chief Ciocca contracted COVID-19 from working with other firefighters who subsequently tested positive for the virus.
Firefighter/Paramedic Robert David Reisinger, 57, contracted the virus but had apparently recovered and was scheduled to return to work.
On tonight's episode, Chip Comstock, John K. Murphy, Brad Pinsky, and Curt Varone consider various legal topics for firefighters, including COVID-19 and disability discrimination.
This Webcast will review identifying unknown powders and substances and also provide an overview of COVID-19 PPE considerations and decon.
Todd LeDuc and Dr. Sarah Jahnke argue that now is the time for a national discussion about a medical monitoring system for first responders and health care providers.
John K. Murphy examines the legal aspects for firefighters dealing with workers' compensation claims related to the coronavirus.
All personnel who tested positive will self-isolate until cleared by the Abilene-Taylor County Heath District.