COVID-19 Training Resources for IAFF Members

Members are encouraged to complete Covid-19 Specific Training to help better prepare themselves and their organizations to better respond to this emerging pandemic. All of these trainings are online and can be completed on or off duty. Some offer certification and others offer approved Continuing Education Credits (CE’s) that may be used to re-certify EMT or Paramedic licensure.


This course introduces students to the characteristics of a pandemic influenza, the effects that a pandemic influenza can have on every facet of our society, and the steps their organizations can take to minimize the effects of a pandemic.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Access WHO Online Training Courses:

  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  • Introduction to emerging respiratory viruses including novel coronavirus
  • Clinical Care of Severe Respiratory Infections
  • Health and Safety Briefing for Respiratory Diseases: eProtect

Target Solutions

Target Solutions COVID-19 Specific Training:

  • EMS Infectious Disease Control
  • Common Infectious Pathogens
  • Protecting yourself from Influenza
  • H1N1 Swine Flu
  • OSHA Aerosol Transmissible Diseases
  • OSHA Indoor Air Quality
  • OSHA Introduction to Industrial Hygiene 
  • OSHA Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • OSHA Respiratory Protection


Access CESolutions COVID-19 Training Resources:

  • Prehospital Exposures to Infectious Diseases
  • Prehospital Pandemic Guide
  • EMS Respiratory Syncitial Virus (RSV)


Free COVID-19 Policies, Courses and Training Tools for Individuals and Agencies:

  • Covid-19 for EMS and Fire Personnel
  • Airborne and Bloodborne Pathogens


National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences Worker Training Program (WTP) has been tracking information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it pertains to protecting workers involved in emergency response and cleanup activities performed in the United States. This page contains health and safety resources for workers who may be at risk of exposure to COVID-19.