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May 22, 2020
WATCH: CPF Online Town Hall for Firefighters and Families

To support firefighters and their families share the burden on the front lines of the public health crisis, CPF held an online town hall meeting on"The Hidden Toll of COVID-19". Participants included firefighters, family members, peer support leaders and a mental health professional. WATCH AND LISTEN HERE

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May 13, 2020
Wildfire Response Will Remain A Priority in State Budget Revision

Governor Gavin Newsom has made it clear that wildfire preparedness and response will remain a critical priority, even as the state faces a budget hole caused by the SARS-Cov2 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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May 7, 2020
CPF Fire Wire - San Jose Firefighters: First In on COVID-19

 San Jose firefighters were exposed to #COVID19 weeks before anyone thought. On CPF Fire Wire, Local 230 Pres. Sean Kaldor tells story of how San Jose was on the leading edge of pandemic.

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May 6, 2020
CPF Praises Governor's Executive Order on COVID-19 Workers Comp Presumption

Gov. Newsom’s executive order, providing a workers’ compensation presumption for COVID-19, sets the table for important protections for firefighters and front line workers who are bravely responding to the pandemic 

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April 29, 2020
Confronting Wildfire Season - The New "New Normal"

Even without the COVID-19 outbreak, California’s firefighters would be bracing for a long, hot summer. The coronavirus has made a bad situation that much worse. 

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April 9, 2020
COVID-19: CPF Offices Closed Until Further Notice

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the CPF office is temporarily closed to visitors and staff is working remotely, serving your needs. Have a question? Please e-mail or call the CPF office and leave a voicemail at 916.921.9111. Staff is monitoring email/voicemail regularly and responding rapidly.  We are here for you, please be safe out there.

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April 8, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

With recent Coronavirus outbreaks, we urge all members to stay up-to-date with the latest news on protections and exposures.

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March 11, 2020
CPF Fire Wire: COVID-19 Fire and EMS Update

As medical responders, firefighgters are on the front lines in the coronavirus outbreak. CPF President Brian Rice speaks with CPF's Health and Safety Director Mike Feyh about how the outbreak affects personnel on the front lines and precautions they can take to stay safe. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO CPF FIRE WIRE.

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March 3, 2020
CPF Fire Wire - Personal Exposure Reporting

It only takes a few minutes, but it can make a big difference if you get a job-related illness: Personal Exposure Reporting. On CPF Fire Wire, CPF President Brian Rice talks to two firefighters who faced death from job-related illness about their experiences and the importance of exposure reporting. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO CPF FIRE WIRE.

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March 15, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

With recent coronavirus outbreaks, we urge all members to stay up-to-date with the latest news on protections and exposures. 

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