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  • Globe Gear Giveaway
    Globe Gear Giveaway

    Globe has partnered with DuPont and the NVFC to give away 52 sets of gear to departments in need in 2015. The application deadline is June 1. Learn more and apply now!

  • SAFER
    SAFER

    The NVFC's Make Me A Firefighter campaign department portal is your one-stop shop for recruiting qualified folks looking to serve your community. Sign up at portal.nvfc.org to post your volunteer needs today! Learn more.

  • Safety & Health Week 2015
    Safety & Health Week 2015

    Get ready for International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week. This year's theme is Creating a Culture of Safety. Find resources and tools from the Safety and Health Week web site at www.safetyandhealthweek.org.

  • Join the NVFC Today!
    Join the NVFC Today!

    You strive to be the best firefighter or EMT you can be, and the NVFC is here to help. Join today to access great NVFC member benefits! Learn more.

  • Share the Load
    Share the Load

    Behavioral health is just as critical as physical health and safety. The NVFC has launched the Share the Load behavioral health campaign. Access resources, including the Fire/EMS Helpline at www.nvfc.org/help.

  • NVFC Launches Volunteer Recruitment Portal for Fire Departments to Combat Declining Volunteerism

    Register your department’s volunteer opportunities   The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has launched the department portal component of its new Make Me a Firefighter volunteer recruitm…

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  • Bringing Behavioral Health Out into the Open

    By Janet Wilmoth, Wilmoth & Associates   Can you pick out a person who has heart disease? No. For some people, the first sign of heart disease is a heart attack.   Can you pick out a p…

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  • Share the Load: A Support Program for Fire and EMS

    Firefighters and EMTs are expected to run in when everyone else is running out. Fires, traffic accidents, domestic abuse, shootings, medical emergencies – first responders see and hear it all. At the…

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  • National Hurricane Preparedness Week: It Only Takes One

    It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and now is the perfect opportunity to make sure your community and your department are ready in case a hurricane strikes. Hurricanes can bring flooding, dest…

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  • Video Series Provides Quick Tips for PPE

    Proper use and maintenance of PPE is critical in protecting firefighters from many of the hazards of firefighting, including exposure to toxic materials and carcinogens. The National Volunteer Fire Co…

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