PA House Democrats - Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

PA House Democrats - Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee Protecting & supporting those who serve and have served in the U.S. armed forces, Pennsylvania National Guard, and firefighting, emergency medical, emergency management, and homeland security services.

Chairman: Rep. Chris Sainato (D-Lawrence County)

Operating as usual

🚨 Attention fire companies and departments! 🚨The State Fire Commissioner encourages fire departments to continue trainin...
05/26/2020

🚨 Attention fire companies and departments! 🚨

The State Fire Commissioner encourages fire departments to continue training as needed/possible while following Governor Wolf’s and the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s directives on group size and social distancing. Many fire departments have begun delivering training via various online platforms such as Zoom or Skype.

Local Educational Training Agencies (ETA) are making case-by-case decisions on whether to hold classes as directed by their agency leadership. Local ETAs have been encouraged to deliver live virtual lectures on their agency’s platforms. Contact your local ETA for more information.

The Fire Commissioner provides additional guidance here:https://www.osfc.pa.gov/Documents/05.26.2020%20OSFC%20COVID%20training%20guidance.pdf

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 2413, which would allocate $40 million for emerg...
04/29/2020

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 2413, which would allocate $40 million for emergency grants to our volunteer fire companies and EMS agencies.

These first responders are struggling to survive financially during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as we ask them to risk their lives to save ours. We owe them all the support we can give!

The bill now moves to the state Senate for consideration.

🚨 Exception for renewal of expired EMS certification 🚨In an effort to combat COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Department of He...
04/07/2020

🚨 Exception for renewal of expired EMS certification 🚨

In an effort to combat COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS has issued an exception for the renewal of expired EMS certifications.

Those individuals whose EMS certification expired after December 31, 2014, may apply to the Department to have that certification reinstated through October 15, 2020, without examination or meeting continuing education requirements.

Please see the attached order from the Department for full details.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
04/06/2020

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Volunteer fire companies in rural areas or communities with fewer than 10,000 residents can apply for funding for training and equipment purchases directly related to fighting brush and forest fires. 🌲🔥

Grant applications must be submitted by Thursday, May 21. Learn more ➡ https://bit.ly/2x7RDx0 #DCNRgrants

It is still safe to donate blood! American Red Cross urges healthy individuals to give blood amid #coronavirus concerns....
03/18/2020

It is still safe to donate blood! American Red Cross urges healthy individuals to give blood amid #coronavirus concerns. Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania and American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region say low donor turnout hurting local blood supply. If you're feeling well, find an open drive near you at redcross.org #COVID19

PA House Democrats - Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
02/04/2020

PA House Democrats - Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

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01/29/2020

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01/29/2020

PA House Democrats - Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Address

326 Main Capitol
Harrisburg, PA
17120

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30

Telephone

(717) 787-3557

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