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EMS Section

With over 1,600 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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Featured Resources
EMS Events
Weekly IAFC COVID-19 Task Force Webinar
Weekly update on COVID-19 with guests Chief Keith Bryant, U.S. Fire Administrator and Starlene Black, Deputy Section Chief, FEMA Public Assistance Training Office.
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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.