OUR MISSION

The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, a not-for-profit corporation, works to improve the fiscal responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness of the fire district management through education, training and advocacy for commissioners and other fire district officials in the 57 counties outside of the City of New York.

INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR FIRE SERVICE AGENCIES TO LIMIT POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19

On April 06, 2020 the NYS Department of Health published an update to the April 3 edition of the ”Interim Guidance for Fire Service Agencies to Limit Potential Exposure to Covid-19”. The purpose of the document is to provide guidance for New York State fire service agencies to mitigate potential exposure of firefighting personnel to COVID-19. This guidance is meant to assist fire service agencies in developing procedures applicable to their individual circumstances. Additional guidance for consideration may be found at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.

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INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR FIRE SERVICE AGENCIES TO LIMIT POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19