Michigan EMS Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response

Emergency Protocols / Communications 

Section 14 - COVID Protocols 9.17.2020

14.01 - Privileging and Participating Facilities Release During COVID-19 Outbreak 

14.02 - Staffing During the COVID-19 Pandemic **RESCINDED**

14.03 - Dispatch Screening Guidelines for COVID-19 Outbreak 

14.04 - Conventional Response During COVID-19 Outbreak 

14.05 - Personal Protection During Treatment of Patients at Risk of COVID-19
            Decontamination of Equipment after Use

14.06 - Clinical Treatment for Patient with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

14.07 - Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection for COVID-19 

14.08 - Cardiac Arrest in a Patient with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 

14.09 - Telehealth and Stationary Treatment of Low Acuity Patients During COVID-19 Outbreak 

14.10 - Destination and Transport for Patients at Risk for COVID-19 

Summary of Protocol Changes

Wednesday Updates: COVID-19  Updated: 9.24.2020


Executive Order Resources

Executive Order No. 2020-112 6.4.2020

Executive Order No. 2020-39 4.7.2020 **RESCINDED**

MEMO: Executive Order No. 2020-39 4.8.2020 **RESCINDED**


Quick Sheets

e-Bridge Telehealth Response 3.23.2020

Executive Orders and Directives for EMS 8.19.2020

Firefighter Guidance 4.14.2020

Infection Control 3.23.2020

MIS-C EMS Quicksheet 8.4.2020

Pre-shift Screening 3.23.2020

Respiratory Personal Protection 3.18.2020

Risk Mitigation 4.15.2020

Screening Question Translation 3.18.2020

Screening, Treatment and Transport 3.18.2020


Education Updates

Executive Order No. 2020-112 6.4.2020

MEMO: EMT Hospital Observation Hours During COVID-19 Pandemic 4.17.2020

CE Template COVID-19 Response 4.17.2020

CoAEMSP's Response to COVID-19 Updated 4.8.2020

MI SAFE START: Michigan EMS Education Programs 7.6.2020

NREMT Authorized Test Centers Updated 4.7.2020

NREMT Psychomotor Exam Status Updated 9.4.2020 

NREMT - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Pearson Vue


Conference Calls

March 17, 2020 - Minutes

March 31, 2020 - Minutes

April 14, 2020 - Agenda / Minutes

May 12, 2020 - Agenda / Draft Minutes

May 26, 2020 - Agenda / Draft Minutes

June 9, 2020 - Agenda

July 7, 2020 - Agenda / Draft Minutes


Volunteer Information

If you would like to volunteer ONLY for events related to the COVID-19 response: Click Here

If you would like to volunteer for the COVID-19 crisis, AND remain on the state volunteer registry once it has concluded: Click Here


Resource Links

CDC: Interim Guidance for EMS

CDC: Travel Restrictions 

CDC: FAQ about PPE

CDC: FAQ from Healthcare Providers 

COVID-19: 911 4.8.2020

COVID-19: 10 Steps to Help Patients While Staying Safe 4.6.2020

COVID-19 Time Capsule 5.18.2020

Emergency Management Programs

MDHHS COVID-19 Website

MDHHS Essential Workers Test Criteria 4.20.2020

MDHHS Guidance for Law Enforcement 

MDHHS Local Health Department Map

Regional Healthcare Coalition - Contact Information

SAMHSA Stress Management Resources for First Responders

Support for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders during COVID-19 5.7.2020

Supporting First Responders 4.1.2020

Talking with Kids about COVID-19 3.24.2020

Welcoming Home an Adult Child with Substance Use Disorder during COVID-19 5.7.2020