May 2021 News Roundup

News Roundup - Firefighter and EMS Fund

May 2021 News Roundup

This month we launched a new video that explores the effects of Covid-19 on first responders over the last year. The toll has been huge and is expected to continue into the next year and beyond. It’s important to recognize the impact and support our nation’s department in overcoming these challenges.

Despite a history of resistance to expand coverage for firefighters in North Carolina. On April 1st, Senate Bill 472 was introduced. This bill would expand coverage and provide firefighters with a trust worth $25,000 to deal with upfront medical costs.

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