7. How Well Can We Do It? Force Protection and Other Wellness Issues for EMS Personnel

79 responses

Which of the following are you personally vaccinated against?

78 out of 79 answered

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MMR94% / 74 resp.
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DPT89% / 70 resp.
3
Influenza (2018-19 vaccine)84% / 66 resp.
4
Hep A61% / 48 resp.
5
Shingles (> 50 YR)14% / 11 resp.
6
Pneumonia (>50 YR)11% / 9 resp.

Does your agency MANDATE vaccinations?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes50% / 40 resp.
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No49% / 39 resp.

Which vaccines are mandated at your agency?

36 out of 79 answered

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MMR77% / 28 resp.
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DPT63% / 23 resp.
3
Influenza (annual)50% / 18 resp.
4
Hep A38% / 14 resp.
5
Shingles (> 50 YR)2% / 1 resp.
6
Pneumonia (>50 YR)0% / 0 resp.
7
Other13% / 5 resp.

Does your service do any type of injury screening for your providers?

78 out of 79 answered

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Yes50% / 39 resp.
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No50% / 39 resp.

Does your program have a formal exercise program for those interested in injury prevention?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes32% / 26 resp.
2
No67% / 53 resp.

Does your agency provide any services to improve your physical or mental health?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes70% / 56 resp.
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No29% / 23 resp.

In your opinion what services would be helpful?

77 out of 79 answered

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Mental Health54% / 42 resp.
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Weight control23% / 18 resp.
3
Fitness13% / 10 resp.
4
PT9% / 7 resp.
5
TRiM0% / 0 resp.

Has there been any action taken in your department to improve the security of firefighters / paramedics?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes54% / 43 resp.
2
No45% / 36 resp.

For recurring Mass Gathering Events, how often does your system review/revise the medical plan?

79 out of 79 answered

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Every year53% / 42 resp.
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Only when we have a problem21% / 17 resp.
3
Once every 4 years13% / 11 resp.
4
Never11% / 9 resp.

Who is more likely to be assaulted?

79 out of 79 answered

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EMS Professional98% / 78 resp.
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Firefighter1% / 1 resp.

Do you contract with an external entity for occupational medicine?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes73% / 58 resp.
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No26% / 21 resp.

Do you have an in house vaccination program?

79 out of 79 answered

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Yes45% / 36 resp.
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No54% / 43 resp.