COVID-19 Communications

May 28, 2020

Email: Special COVID-19 Release #2 with MPDS v13.3.122 (5/27/2020) & MPDS v13.2.251 (5/21/2020)

May 28, 2020

From our Partners at Priority Dispatch

Email: Special COVID-19 Release #2 in ProQA

May 8, 2020

Special Procedures Briefing Protocol 36 and Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance

May 7, 2020

Email: MPDS v13.3 with Updated COVID-19 EIDS Tool: Just Released in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Dutch, Malay, Lithuanian, Vietnamese, Chinese

From Our Partners at Priority Dispatch: May 7, 2020

Email: COVID-19 EIDS Tool Update - ProQA v5.1.1.35 Maintenance Release

April 20, 2020

Chest Compressions Protection in the COVID-19 Environment

April 10, 2020


April 1, 2020

Download Protocol 36 (English) Here

From Our Partners at Priority Dispatch: March 31, 2020

Email: ProQA COVID-19 Special Release

March 20, 2020

02-05 Accreditation Requirement Changes Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

ANNOUNCEMENT: In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the IAED Board of Accreditation has released a policy temporarily changing accreditation requirements and practices. This is effective immediately and applies to all Accredited Centers of Excellence. We are inspired by the incredible work being done by our ACEs and are making these changes to reduce the burden on already overtaxed agencies.

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March 16, 2020

Certification/ Recertification Processing During COVID-19

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March 16, 2020

NAVIGATOR 2020 is cancelled

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March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 EIDS Tool Use

Recently the EIDS Tool has been modified to deal specifically with the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to use the update tool, the agency must be on the latest version of ProQA (currently

In this updated version, the IAED has added the ability for agencies to add up to five (5) additional questions and/or (5) additional instructions as approved by the Medical Director. …

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March 13, 2020


As NAVIGATOR 2020 draws near, we continue to monitor how COVID-19 unfolds—which is literally happening minute-by-minute. We remain hopeful that the NAVIGATOR 2020 event will proceed as planned, however please know that our priority is the health of our members, partners, and employees.

We at IAED recognize and applaud the tireless work happening around the world by emergency calltakers and dispatchers, as well as all those working to contain the virus. Additionally, we understand how the current …

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March 13, 2020

IAED COVID-19 Facebook page

February 11, 2020

Email: Announcing MPDS v13.2 and PPDS v6.1

February 11, 2020

Media Release IAED CBRN Fast Track Committee
RE: Novel coronavirus from Wuhan City, China (2019-nCoV)

The novel coronavirus originating from Wuhan City, China has now spread to several dozen countries, including localities in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Australasian region.

This virus has caused concern among global health authorities since it is believed to have recently jumped from animals to humans and there are now confirmed cases of human-to-human transmission - making it potentially very dangerous in human populations since there is currently no vaccine and little or no immunity. …

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January 24, 2020

Email: Official IAED Statement on Novel Coronavirus