News Headlines
Thu. May 7th 2020
Mental health and wellness are more important than ever as we navigate COVID-19 and the constantly changing world around us. Remember to take time for yourself and support those around you to make an ...
Tue. May 5th 2020
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The Bedford County Department of Fire and Rescue would like remind the citizens of Bedford County to be cautious when deciding to burn brush or yard debris. The burn ban expired May 01 but the conditi...
Fri. Mar 20th 2020
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The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has decided to live stream the Board of Supervisors' Meeting. According to the official notice from the County Administrator, Mr. Robert Hiss: "On Mond...
Thu. Feb 13th 2020
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There will be a statewide burn ban in effect, starting February 15th and in place through April 30th. No burning is permitted before 4:00 p.m. If you need to burn between 4:00-11:59 p.m, please contac...
Thu. Jan 16th 2020
Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue is now hiring for both Advanced Life Support/Firefighters and Basic Life Support/Firefighters! Please see the attached flyer for more information and cli...
*COVID-19 Information*

Repository for COVID-19 information to be used by Bedford County Department of Fire & Rescue and associated partner agencies.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
Screening questions for MEDCOMM
Screening questions for patients coming by EMS to Centra facilities.
 
LGH STIP Tent Criteria
Information to use for patients going to LGH STIP tent.
 
VDH COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Risk Assessment Tool
Virginia Department of Health risk assessment tool for healthcare providers.
 
Temporary Image Trend/PCR Changes Due to COVID-19 Response
Changes for Image Trend during the COVID-19 pandemic response.
 
BREMS Provider Work Decision Matrix
Flow chart about if an EMS provider can work.
 
Lewis-Gale Medical Center Updates
Lewis-Gale Medical Center Update for EMS Rooms.
 
 
DECON PROCEDURES
Provider Quarantine/Decon Procedures
Decon procedures for suspected COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 Cleaning Agents
EPA's registered anti-microbial products for use against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19
 
BREMS Directive: Drug Box Contamination Mitigation & Decon 3-13-2020
BREMS directive regarding drug box mitigation of contamination and decon procedures.
 
 
DOCUMENTATION
BREMS Documents for COVID-19 Response & Treatment
BREMS protocols & procedures regarding COVID-19 pandemic.
 
COVID-19 In-home Symptom Tracker
Tracking sheet to track symptoms of illness.
How to use COVID-19 Worksheets in Elite
Step-by-step guide to using worksheets for COVID-19 responses.
 
MISCELLANEOUS 
BREMS Directive: Non-Essential Personnel 3-13-2020
BREMS directive for non-essential personnel on EMS transport units.
Possible Alternatives to N95 Respirators
Information on possible alternatives to N95 Respirators in the U.S. & Canada
Current CDC COVID-19 Info
Information sheet from the CDC about COVID-19.
 
 
 

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