Resources

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We’ve assembled additional resources for firefighters and their families, community members, policy-makers and media who want to learn more about the health-related challenges and solutions facing Minnesota’s fire service. Check back often for new and updated information, including the latest news coverage.

MnFIRE Taking the Lead Report

This in-depth report provides an update on the foundational elements of the Minnesota Firefighter Initiative; the current status and best practices for cardiac disease, emotional trauma, and cancer within the Minnesota fire service; a recap of the Fire Service Advisory Council grant activity; and how MnFIRE plans to continue to achieve its mission.

IAFC Health Checklist

The purpose of this document is to assist the healthcare provider in the evaluation, treatment, and ongoing surveillance of the health and wellness of firefighters. The recommendations in this document are supported by ongoing clinical research of firefighters’ health and by the extensive experience and expertise of the providers caring for them.