COVID-19 medical leave among EMS responders, firefighters in New York

July 24, 2020

What The Study Did: The use of medical leave among emergency medical service responders and firefighters in New York during the COVID-19 pandemic is compared with earlier periods.

Authors: David J. Prezant, M.D., of the Bureau of Health Services and the FDNY World Trade Center Health Program of the Fire Department of the City of New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16094)

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