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COVID-19 UPDATES


South County Fire is staffed and responding to emergency calls. Stations are closed to visitors. Please visit our NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) page for the most current information and resources from county, state and national health officials.


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ONLINE OPEN HOUSE

Videos Allow Virtual Visits with Firefighters

Due to COVID-19, fire stations are currently closed to the public. However, you can take a virtual tour of your local fire station and take part in Kids Activities Online.

For more information about our programs or station tours, please email our Community Outreach staff.

Virtual Open House

This year we can’t invite you to your neighborhood fire station for Open Houses or events, so we hosted a virtual open house instead.

EMS Week Message from the Fire Chief

 

Tour the Medic Unit

At least one paramedic is on duty 24/7 at each neighborhood fire station. Paramedics have additional training to provide advanced lifesaving care in the most serious medical emergencies.

 

FOR KIDS:  Download this Medic Unit Coloring Sheet (PDF). Send a photo of your completed work to CommunityOutreach@southsnofire for us to share with firefighters and on social media.

 

High-performance CPR: Lifesaving Teamwork

Firefighters demonstrate how they work as a lifesaving team providing high-performance CPR for sudden cardiac arrest.

 

Learn CPR: Starting CPR before firefighters arrive can significantly increase cardiac arrest survival. The person most likely to need CPR will be a loved one. South County Fire teaches hands-only CPR in our free, one-hour ACT First Aid class, now available online. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER FOR ACT FIRST AID

 

What is a Community Paramedic?

Sometimes 911 callers need more than a trip to the hospital to help. The Community Paramedic Program provides non-emergency assistance to help frequent 911 callers access social services and resources. In addition to helping patients and their loved ones, the Community Paramedic Program has reduced 911 calls and emergency room visits.

 

  • Free Help:  Community paramedics can help you or your loved one stay safe at home.
  • File of Life (PDF): Help us help you. Fill out this form and post it on your refrigerator where firefighters can find it if they respond for a 911 call.
  • Falls Prevention: South County Fire offers help for concerned loved ones and older adults who have experienced a fall or may be at risk for falls.

 

EMS Training With SimMan

Learn how firefighters train using SimMan, a computerize mannequin that simulates patient symptoms.