COVID-19 Information for the First Responder Community

DHS recognizes that first responders at the Federal, State and local level are on the front lines of providing support to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist first responders in conducting activities as safely and efficiently as possible, we are providing links to authoritative resources to help inform and guide your actions. DHS is also involved in a wide range of research and operational efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Additional information can be found at www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

  • Links provide authoritative and curated resources for the First Responder community.
  • The sources of information can serve as points of contact  for additional information.
  • DHS is also involved in other policy, research and operational activities in support of the Nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency - Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers (PDF, 526KB, 11pgs.)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources 

Consolidated COVID-19 Law Enforcement News and Updates from the Office of State and Local Law Enforcement

National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation - Geospatial and Situational Awareness Resources 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Resources for First Responders and Law Enforcement 

The International Association of Chiefs of Police - Law Enforcement Resources on COVID-19

National Association of State EMS Officials - Resources COVID-19

International Association of Fire Chiefs - COVID-19 Resources for Fire and EMS Chiefs

International Association of Fire Fighters – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. Click here for source.