APRIL 20: COVID-19 Update for Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Personnel

Every week the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) will be posting information regarding COVID-19 impacts to personnel. The following information is up-to-date as of 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 19:

TESTING: 

This includes those who have received testing at the site designated for first responders and those who have shared their results from testing conducted at a private physician.

  • Known FCFRD personnel who have tested positive for COVID-19: 10

  • FCFRD personnel who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered: 2

Eight personnel are currently COVID-19 positive. Two of the ten COVID-19 positive personnel have fully recovered.

All personnel are closely monitored by a nurse at Fairfax County’s Occupational Health Center. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue will notify the public or any applicable persons if there is any concern of exposure.

QUARANTINE: 

  • FCFRD members currently in quarantine: 1

This number is in addition to the personnel who tested positive for COVID-19.

FCFRD continues to fully staff all stations and apparatus.

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