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Safety Stand Down 2021: Rebuild Rehab

This year’s Safety Stand Down will take place June 20-26 and call attention to the need for physical and psychological rehab.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Release TIP Rules

This new payment flexibility, even though temporary, marks an important new chapter in the CMS’ reimbursement to EMS agencies.

IAFC: Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Reform Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program

Allow new categories of public safety officers to be eligible for the program, including trainees; fire police; and public safety officers acting as “Good Samaritans” outside of their jurisdictions.

Vector Solutions and IAFC’s Volunteer and Combination Officers Section Now Accepting Nominations for the...

Vector Solutions, the leading provider of computer-based training and operational management applications for public safety agencies, is teaming up with the IAFC’s Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) for the eighth year in a row to deliver the 2021 Training Officer Recognition Award.

FEMA Releases “Improving Public Messaging for Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place”

The report includes research findings and recommendations emergency managers can use to frame messaging to provide effective warnings, help community members understand risk, and increase compliance with recommended evacuation or shelter-in-place protective actions.

IAFC: J. Robert Brown Appointed as CEO/Executive Director of the International Association of Fire...

As CEO/Executive Director, Mr. Brown will be responsible to assure that the IAFC builds upon our near 150-years of success at the forefront of the fire, rescue and emergency services profession.

IAFC: FEMA Releases Audit-Related Guidance for Entities Receiving COVID-19 Public Assistance Funds

In order to help fire and EMS departments account for reimbursement costs, FEMA has released an Audit-Related Guidance for Entities Receiving FEMA Public Assistance Funds.

IAFC Urges Congress to Pass Recently Introduced Next Generation 9-1-1 Legislation

This bill provides the tools to effectively carry out the modernization of the nation’s 9-1-1 infrastructure.

IAFC Foundation Announces 2020 Scholarship Awards

The IAFC Foundation provides scholarships that make it possible for fire and EMS first responders to access the advanced learning opportunities necessary to prepare for today’s complex world.

NIOSH: Row House Firefighting Safety

NIOSH recommends the fact sheet be used in training efforts


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