Firefighters Canvass Assisted Living Facilities: COVID-19 Flyers and Posters Being Distributed
Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) began 82 assisted living facility (ALF) visits Wednesday morning to distribute prevention and preparedness information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The information distributed highlights the Centers for Disease Control’s recommendations pertaining to long-term healthcare facilities, including steps to minimize transmission of the disease and protect healthcare workers from COVID-19.
Orange County Fire Rescue distributed the printed materials Wednesday morning to the department’s seven regional field captains, who will coordinate with their respective fire stations with the intent to deliver the flyers and posters to all 82 of the ALFs in OCFR’s jurisdiction by day’s end.
MEDIA NOTE: Since this is a dynamic process, you are welcome to call PIO for field unit location for exterior B-roll purposes however, permission to shoot video on private property would need to be given by the respective ALF.
About Orange County Fire Rescue
Orange County Fire Rescue is the largest fire and rescue department in Central Florida. It serves approximately 1,000,000 citizens and visitors and responds to more than 124,000 calls for service annually. The mission of the Orange County Fire Rescue Department is to provide fire suppression, emergency medical and community risk reduction services to ensure our community can enjoy a high quality life and property protection delivered with compassion and integrity. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @OCFireRescue.