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House Passes HERO Act to Address Public Safety Behavioral Health

Sep 29, 2020: On September 21, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome (HERO) Act (H.R. 1646). The bill, which was introduced last year by Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA)...
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AFG-S Application Period to Open Soon

Sep 29, 2020: The second round of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant COVID-19 Supplemental (AFG-S) program is anticipated to open next week. Volunteer and combination fire departments can apply for a grant to...
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Fire Prevention Week and Beyond: Engaging with Your Community During a Pandemic

Sep 29, 2020: Fire Prevention Week (October 4-10) is fast approaching. Typically, this is a time for fire departments to connect with their communities, hold open houses, and distribute fire prevention and...
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Embracing the Future of the Fire Service

Sep 29, 2020: Millennials are the future of the fire service. It is critical that we gain a better understanding of this generation, how our own attitudes and behaviors are creating barriers to their participation...
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Webinar: Professional Development for the Volunteer Fire Officer

Sep 29, 2020: Officers have a critical role in taking care of their organization, both on the operations and administrative sides. Join the NVFC and Tom Merrill for this free webinar on October 14 at 6pm ET to...
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Free Course: Preventing & Coping with Suicide in the Fire & Emergency Services

Sep 29, 2020: More firefighters die each year from suicide than in the line of duty. The NVFC is offering the course Preventing & Coping with Suicide in the Fire & Emergency Services FREE for a limited...
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