Tests have shown many imported masks perform far short of N95 filtration standards
Governor DeWine announced that nearly $16 million in grant funding is now available for local law enforcement agencies, probation and parole offices, local courts, victim service providers, and adult, juvenile, and community corrections agencies. This funding was awarded to the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS), a division of the Ohio Department of Public […]
The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ State Emergency Response System and Ohio Division of EMS personnel are working to track first responder staffing issues throughout Ohio. Please consider completing this simple survey at least weekly by 10:00 AM each Wednesday. More frequent completion is preferred, especially if you have staffing shortages from pre COVID-19 levels. We would […]
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—During today’s regular COVID-19 update, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted invited Mark Weir, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Environmental Health at The Ohio State University, to discuss how health risks change as changes are made to the environment.
Kroger Health will offer COVID-19 testing sites through the end of May. These sites are made possible through support from Kettering Health Network. This partnership offers high-priority COVID-19 testing to local police, firefighters, and paramedics. Testing will be offered on the campus of Kettering Medical Center in the Kettering College parking lot (3535 Southern Blvd., […]
The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association State Emergency Response System personnel are working to track first responder staffing issues throughout Ohio. Please consider completing this simple survey at least weekly by 10:00 AM each Wednesday. More frequent completion is preferred, especially if you have staff shortages due to COVID-19. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY. This […]
To support our partners on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Health, in collaboration with CompuNet Clinical Laboratories and Premier Health Urgent Care, is offering prioritized COVID-19 testing for first responders.
Ohio’s first responders stand ready to protect, defend and provide life-saving services to our citizens, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. However, the often dangerous nature of their work places them in constant risk, physically, mentally and emotionally. OhioMHAS’ first responder liaison serves as a resource to first responders, their agencies, Ohio’s vast […]
As of March 13, 2020 Due to ongoing issues and concerns with the COVID-19 Pandemic Response: the Quarterly Triage Day (QTD) scheduled for April 21 is being postponed indefinitely both of the Dawn of a New Day Active Shooter/MCI exercises scheduled for April are also being postponed
Stress can be intense during a pandemic. Fear about the safety and wellbeing for yourself, your coworkers, your family and friends, or those you serve can cause you to experience new or increased stress reactions.You can mitigate those reactions and increase your wellbeing and effectiveness on the job by picking a few of the following […]