Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for paramedics and ambulance first responders

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for paramedics and ambulance first responders

More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) — what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading — can be found in our What you need to know and Isolation guidance information sheets.

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Publication date: 
10 February 2020
Last updated: 
10 March 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This information sheet includes:

  • advice on clinical care of a patient with possible COVID-19 infection
  • precautions during routine care
  • aerosol-generating procedures
  • use of PPE in life threatening situations
  • where can I get more information?