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The recording of the March 23 COVID-19 webinar is now available. The webinar features:

  • IAFC President Gary Ludwig
  • Coronavirus Task Force Chair John Sinclair
  • Coronavirus Task Force Liaison David Becker
  • Dr. James Augustine, MD, FACEP
  • Coronavirus Task Force Member Amit Kapoor (private sector representative)
  • IAFC Director of Government Relations and Policy Ken LaSala

Dr. Augustine discussed in detail PPE conservation and disinfection and firefighter isolation and quarantine, among other topics. Mr. Kapoor provided an update on the equipment supply chain. Mr. LaSala discussed the latest developments on Capitol Hill regarding the anticipated coronavirus stimulus package, the status of fire service requests for federal assistance, and FEMA’s new leadership role in the national response.

The Task Force expects to hold COVID-19 Update Webinars each Monday at 4 PM ET through the duration of the pandemic. Anyone with questions for the Task Force can email their questions to

Webinar held 4-5 PM ET, Monday, March 23

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