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CDC Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 PSAPs for 2019-nCoV in the US

posted Feb 10, 2020, 1:01 PM by IT Admin

February 7, 2020 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States (Interim Guidance). The Interim Guidance can be accessed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html. The Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) encourages all EMS and 911 stakeholders to review the Interim Guidance.

The CDC continues to closely monitor an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by 2019-nCoV that was initially detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The most up-to-date information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/.

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