Listservs for EMS Leaders

Listservs recommended by the IAFC EMS Section to help EMS chief officers stay abreast of rapidly changing times are below.

If you subscribe to a list you think would be helpful to other EMS leaders, please contact the EMS Section.

Online Discussion

IAFC KnowledgeNet (member login required)
EMS Section | General Forum
Connect and collaborate with other IAFC and EMS Section members via online discussions and document sharing, including a customizable daily summary of posts by email.

Disease, Healthcare, Public Health, & Preparedness

Health preparedness and response resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kaiser Health News
Healthcare newsletter from Kaiser

Disease, outbreak and public health news from the International Society of Infectious Diseases

Public health information and updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

EMS/Fire News

NHTSA Office of EMS
Regular EMS news updates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Fire/EMS news and updates from the U.S. Fire Administration

Homeland Security & Preparedness

Homeland security and preparedness news and updates from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security


The Secret List
Fire/EMS close calls and LODD reports

  • Topics:
    • Featured EMS
    • EMS
  • Resource Type:
    • Reference
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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