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  • February 1, 2017
    The IAFC EMS Section, in partnership with Physio Control, is excited to open the nomination process for the 2017 Heart Safe Community Awards. read more
  • February 1, 2017
    The IAFC EMS Section, in partnership with Physio Control, is excited to open the nomination process for the 2017 Heart Safe Community Awards. read more
  • December 2016
    We've told customers they need to call 911 quickly to ensure we arrive quickly. But we know most non-emergent responses will likely end in the same outcome. So why do we put our members at risk when we know the outcome is going to be the same? read more
  • September 2016
    The mission of A Safe Haven for Newborns program by the Gloria M. Silverio Foundation is expanding as they work collectively with communities toward preventing the abandonment of newborn infants. Since the Safe Haven Law was adopted in 2000 and ... read more

EMS Section

With over 2,400 members, the EMS Section is one of the IAFC's largest, and offers a wealth of resources to members and the EMS community.

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EMS Replica Logo

Once adopted, the REPLICA Interstate Compact will allow EMS personnel to continue caring for a patient, even if they cross state lines. Learn more about how REPLICA can help your fire department!

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PPACA

Passed in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is bringing substantial changes to the fire service as both healthcare providers and employers. 

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Fire-Rescue Med

May 20 - 24, 2017
Henderson, NV
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EMS medics

The IAFC EMS topic area focuses on fire-based EMS issues and policy, emergency response to epidemics/emerging diseases, firefighter rehab and more. The majority of our work is done by the EMS Section, which also hosts the annual Fire-Rescue Med conference to address a wide-variety of in-the-news and ongoing EMS issues.