COVID-19 Recommendations: Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Draft document, Version 4.4 (27 March 2020)
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This document provides general guidance for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) preparedness and response to COVID-19. At a local and state level, regulations and resource configurations may vary. In addition to these recommendations, EMS agencies should consult with local stakeholders. First responders and healthcare workers involved in prehospital Emergency Medical Service (EMS) or inter-facility transport of patients practice in a unique setting associated with a distinct set of challenges including uncontrolled pre-hospital environments, transportation in an enclosed space and resource variability.
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