EMS Focus webinar on Tuesday, May 12, at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT will feature local EMS medical directors and Federal officials discussing COVID-19 testing and implications for EMS organizations and clinicians EMS and COVID-19 Testing Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 AM PT As we continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, we’re also learning more about COVID-19 testing: Who should get tested, and when? How accurate are the tests? In this webinar, hosted be NHTSA’s Office of EMS, you’ll learn: The local experience of some of the first EMS systems to have personnel quarantined and test positive for COVID-19 The latest guidance on testing of first responders and other healthcare personnel What the result of a COVID-19 test or antibody test really means for individuals and EMS organizations Three panelists deeply involved in the EMS and public health response to COVID-19 will share their expertise: Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH, FACEP, is EMS medical director for Multnomah County, Oregon, including the City of Portland and the county 911 center. He is also a member of the Oregon 2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and a professor of emergency medicine at Oregon Health & Science University….

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