Advancing the EMS profession

Below are resources to help EMS practitioners obtain knowledge and information on COVID-19 vaccines and administration of the vaccine to the public. If you have questions or would like additional resources, contact us at COVID-19resourceassist@naemt.org.

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

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Description

Video
EMS Physician Town Hall: COVID Vaccines – Your Questions Answered EMS physician leaders answer questions and concerns regarding the COVID vaccines.

Resource FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC)

VRBPAC meeting brief on the effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in individuals 16 years of age and older,

Resource
Vaccines

CDC webpage providing detailed information on COVID-19 vaccine.

Resource

Healthcare Professionals: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination 

Vaccine information for healthcare providers, including toolkit, training, and reference materials.

Resource

COVID-19 Testing for First Responders 

Brief overview of COVID-19 testing to inform decision-making for first responders including emergency medical service (EMS), Fire & Rescue, Law Enforcement and 911 telecommunicators.

Plans - State  Guidance for Emergency Medical Services Personnel to Receive COVID-19 Vaccinatio

A guidance by the State of NY on how EMS can receive the COVID-19 vaccine and how EMS organizations must prioritize which staff receives the vaccine first.

Plans - State

COVID-19 Vaccination Program Operational Guidance 

Interim Jurisdiction COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook Draft Executive Summaries per State.
Plans - State
EMS Role and Guidance in Community Vaccinations

Description: Guidance on the use of emergency medical services personnel in public health immunization clinics in Indiana.

Presentation
COVID-19 Vaccinations

A medical review of the COVID-19 vaccines by the Florida State EMS Medical Director Dr. Kenneth A Scheppke.

Presentation
Potential EMS Roles in Vaccines and Monoclonal Antibody Infusion

Presentation by NAEMT President Matt Zavadsky on the utilization of EMS practitioners to administer the COVID-19 vaccine and monoclonal antibody infusion and how to get reimbursed.