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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Fire Rescue Modified Response for COVID-19

Modified Response for COVID-19

PALM BEACH GARDENS FIRE RESCUE
MODIFIED RESPONSE FOR COVID-19:

  • Dispatcher will screen callers via phone
  • Special response vehicle staffed by 1 medic
  • Medic will don protective equipment before making contact
  • Medic will screen patient in open-air (if possible)
  • Low Risk Patients- (stable vital signs & a social support system) evaluated by EMS, but may be asked to isolate at home rather than traveling to hospital
  • Fire Rescue personnel will educate patients and follow up within 24 hours
  • High Risk Patients (co-morbidities, older age, unstable vitals) will be transported to the hospital

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