California Professional Firefighters

May 29 2020

Firefighters are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they -- and their families -- face unique stresses. To support its members, a CPF online town hall on the Hidden Toll of COVID-19 was held with firefighters, family members, mental health experts and peer supporters. Watch the forum online.

May 22 2020

To support firefighters and their families share the burden on the front lines of the public health crisis, CPF held an online town hall meeting on"The Hidden Toll of COVID-19". Participants included firefighters, family members, peer support leaders and a mental health professional. WATCH AND LISTEN HERE

May 13 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom has made it clear that wildfire preparedness and response will remain a critical priority, even as the state faces a budget hole caused by the SARS-Cov2 (COVID-19) pandemic.

May 7 2020

 San Jose firefighters were exposed to #COVID19 weeks before anyone thought. On CPF Fire Wire, Local 230 Pres. Sean Kaldor tells story of how San Jose was on the leading edge of pandemic.

May 6 2020

Gov. Newsom’s executive order, providing a workers’ compensation presumption for COVID-19, sets the table for important protections for firefighters and front line workers who are bravely responding to the pandemic 

Apr 29 2020

Even without the COVID-19 outbreak, California’s firefighters would be bracing for a long, hot summer. The coronavirus has made a bad situation that much worse. 

Apr 9 2020

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the CPF office is temporarily closed to visitors and staff is working remotely, serving your needs. Have a question? Please e-mail info@cpf.org or call the CPF office and leave a voicemail at 916.921.9111. Staff is monitoring email/voicemail regularly and responding rapidly.  We are here for you, please be safe out there.

Apr 8 2020

With recent Coronavirus outbreaks, we urge all members to stay up-to-date with the latest news on protections and exposures.

Mar 15 2020

With recent coronavirus outbreaks, we urge all members to stay up-to-date with the latest news on protections and exposures. 

Mar 11 2020

As medical responders, firefighgters are on the front lines in the coronavirus outbreak. CPF President Brian Rice speaks with CPF's Health and Safety Director Mike Feyh about how the outbreak affects personnel on the front lines and precautions they can take to stay safe. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO CPF FIRE WIRE.

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