COVID-19 Resources for EMS

EMS, 911 and other public safety professionals play a vital role in the response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

As part of the federal response, NHTSA Office of EMS staff are part of the FEMA Healthcare Resiliency Task Force EMS/Prehospital Team and are helping lead a team focused on supporting State, local and tribal EMS and 911 systems.

The CDC maintains an up-to-date situational summary and has published guidance documents to help EMS, first responders and other healthcare providers fight the pandemic:



The NHTSA Office of EMS and FEMA Healthcare Resiliency Task Force are also maintaining a list of other Federal guidance and resources as well as sample policies and protocols from State and local agencies around the country.

Click here for a guide that describes many of the resources available and see below for links to the resources.

Last Updated: May 20, 2020


Federal Guidance & Resources


PPE and Infection Control