COVID-19 Resources for EMS & Fire First Responders and Clinicians - Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

COVID-19 Resources for EMS & Fire First Responders and Clinicians

Frontline clinicians share key insights on COVID-19 vaccination for EMS and fire first responders.

Do you have healthcare employees wondering if they really need the COVID-19 vaccination? Are rumors or misinformation about the vaccine circulating in your workplace? 
Sometimes, hearing about a colleague’s experience with COVID-19 can influence health attitudes and behaviors. This short video, which includes the first-hand experience of frontline healthcare workers, is an excellent resource to share with your employees who may still be reluctant to get the COVID-19 vaccine.



This video was developed by Drs. Daniel Patterson PHD NRP, Francis Guyette MD MPH, and Christian Martin-Gill MD MPH from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine. The work was supported by the following Intergovernmental Personnel ACT (IAP) agreements from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): 20IPA2014138 (FXG), 20IPA2014139 (CMG), and 20IPA2014141 (PDP).