The COVID-19 Pandemic
OPERATIONAL READINESS RESOURCES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
Helping Public Safety Stay Safe and Effective During This Unprecedented Health Crisis
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, first responders are working tenaciously to support and protect their communities. That is why TargetSolutions is focused on helping public safety leaders create a safe, compliant and operationally effective work environment. Together, with our parent company Vector Solutions, we are committed to providing innovative, world-class technology and support resources that help first responders navigate the challenges they are facing.
Free Online Coronavirus Training Videos from Vector Solutions
Coronavirus 101: What You Need to Know
Protecting yourself against the coronavirus (COVID-19) starts with getting the right information. By watching this 9-minute course, you will be able to identify how coronavirus spreads, recognize its symptoms, explain how to prevent and treat the virus, and determine what to do if you become sick with coronavirus.
Coronavirus 102: Preparing Your Household
Vector Solutions’ second COVID-19 training course provides practical guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help you get your household ready for community transmission of the disease in the United States. This course outlines actions you can take before an outbreak occurs.
Coronavirus 103: Managing Stress and Anxiety
If you’re stressed about COVID-19, you’re not alone. Many deal with fear and anxiety, which can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. This 9-minute course will help you define stress and anxiety; identify common signs and symptoms; and, identify how to reduce stress for yourself and others during this difficult time.
Coronavirus 104: Transitioning to a Remote Workforce
Working at home can be a challenge for even the most organized people. But with COVID-19 wreaking havoc, it’s necessary. In this 7-minute course, you will be able to list best practices for leadership when transitioning to a remote workforce; list best practices for working remotely; and, identify pitfalls to avoid during the transition.
Coronavirus 105: Cleaning & Disinfecting Common Spaces
Staying safe from contamination is paramount during the COVID-19 health crisis. Knowing how to clean and disinfect your common spaces can prevent the disease from spreading. In this 8-minute course, get practical guidance from the CDC for cleaning and disinfecting rooms or areas where those with confirmed COVID-19 have visited.
Coronavirus 106: CDC Guidelines for Using Cloth Masks
This nearly 8-minute course will help you learn the steps for creating a sewn cloth face covering; learn the steps for creating a non-sewn cloth face covering; and, identify best practices for wearing a cloth face covering.
Coronavirus 107: Reopening Your Organization
This course will assist employers in making reopening decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially to protect vulnerable workers and others that your employees may come into contact with. By the end of this course, you will be able to determine if you should reopen your business.
Coronavirus 108: The Basics of Vaccines
This course provides information about the science of vaccines, including the COVID-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines that help protect against the coronavirus. It is important that each individual decide his or her own approach to vaccinations.
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COVID-19 Overview: A Special Webcast Presentation from JEMS.com
Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSEd, an infection control practices and training expert with more than 40 years of experience and a member of the JEMS Editorial Board, delivered this special presentation on what emergency medical providers need to know about COVID-19. In this informative and timely presentation, West reviewed what we know about COVID-19, including its origin, signs and symptoms, risk groups, modes or transmission, PPE, disinfection practices, and promising treatments.
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EMS Courses Added to TargetSolutions Platform for Law Enforcement
As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, law enforcement agencies are finding themselves in situations that don’t normally come up in day-to-day operations, such as knowing to recognize symptoms of COVID-19, the purpose of personal protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining health & wellness. To help protect yourself and be aware of certain warning signs to render aid if needed, we have made the following EMS courses available to law enforcement agencies in the TargetSolutions platform at no additional cost.
Essential Training Topics to Assign During the Coronavirus
As these are unprecedented times for everyone, it can be a challenge to adjust to this temporary lifestyle change. To help agencies adapt, TargetSolutions is highlighting courses in its online training library that are relevant across all agencies within the public sector.
Whether you’re a city manager, human resources administrator or public safety department, these online lessons can help enforce safety and productivity best practices.
Complimentary EMS Refresher Training for First Responders in Fight Against COVID-19
To support retired EMTs and paramedics returning to their service, Vector Solutions selected 20 of its most crucial EMS training courses and is releasing them through TargetSolutions’ online training management platform at no cost.Learn More