COVID-19 Information for EMS Providers

COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Information

Memorial EMS Response to COVID-19

The following documents are the most recent updates from Memorial Health, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control.

What EMS Need to Know About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (03-24-20)
IDPH CDC Respirator Reuse Guidelines (03-24-20)

Decontamination and Cleaning
CDC Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and PSAPs for COVID-19 in US (06-22-20)
Mixing of Chlorine (Bleach) Solution for Disinfecting (03-24-20) 

Back to Work Guidance
IDPH Interim Guidance for Work Exclusion & Monitoring Recommendations for Healthcare Settings and EMS (03-24-20)
EMS Return to Work Guidance (07-30-20)
Contract Tracing form (07-30-20)
Crisis Staffing Model (02-01-21)
COVID-19 Healthcare ETS Notification Removal and Return to Work Flow Chart (09-08-21)

Treatment Protocol Changes
IDPH Management of Acute Respiratory Symptoms (03-24-20)
EMS Protocol Changes COVID-19 (05-26-20)

IDPH Clinical & Public Health Guidance for Managing COVID-19 (03-24-20)

Care of EMS Care Givers/Agencies
National Crisis Hotline: 988
COVID-19 Hotlines Working List (03-24-20)
IDPH EMS Licensure Extensions (03-24-20)
Illinois Department of Public Health Ambulance Inspections (03-24-20)

Follow up Information
IDPH COVID-19 Update (03-24-20) 
IDPH Notification of Positive COVID-19 Patient (03-24-20)