Medical supply chains that span oceans and continents are the fragile lifelines between raw materials and manufacturers overseas, and health care workers on COVID-19 front lines in the U.S.
Early in the pandemic, Empress EMS made critical changes to its operational plans and shifted its response strategies.
Calling the move "critically important," the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) filed the emergency amendment on Friday.
This article is designed to evaluate CDC and WHO guidelines regarding the use of surgical masks in place of N95 masks with COVID-positive patients.
When the new hire asks a ton of questions, but doesn't get that no one else here has pandemic experience either.
Health officials don’t recommend the clear plastic barriers as a substitute for masks because of the lack of research on whether they keep an infected person from spreading viral droplets to others.
Studies on the new coronavirus and other germs show wearing a mask helps stop infected people from spreading disease to others. Evidence also suggests that masks may offer some protection for the people wearing them.
The NHTSA Office of EMS has designed a reporting tool to provide you with a consistent and immediate way to report personnel shortages, and PPE needs or “stress” your agency is experiencing due to the COVID outbreak and the impending Influenza season.
Review this guidance from the Unites States Fire Administration and keep it on-hand as a reference.
The leading manufacturer of N95 masks in the U.S. says it has investigated 4,000 reports of fraud, counterfeiting and price gouging in connection with the product and has filed 18 lawsuits.