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April 13: COVID-19 Update for Seattle Fire Department Personnel

The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) has activated its Resource Management Center to track COVID-19 impacts to personnel. The following information is updated as of 4 p.m. on April 13


Quarantine and Isolation:  

  • Members currently in quarantine or isolation: 6 members
  • Total number of SFD personnel impacted since the beginning of tracking COVID-19: 88 members
  • Total number of SFD personnel who have completed their 14-day quarantine and returned to work: 82 members

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. 

  • Total number of known SFD personnel who have tested positive for COVID-19: 16 members
  • Total number of SFD personnel with a negative test results at first responder testing site: 70 members
  • Total number of SFD personnel who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered: 6 members

Highlight of the Week:

Seattle Firefighters from across the city are supporting small businesses by ordering food for takeout from local restaurants. The City of Seattle and Mayor Jenny Durkan have created a #SupportSeattleSMallBiz map to help you find open locations in your community, so you too can support local businesses: https://bit.ly/3bxRktK

Engine 10 visits a local restaurant to order takeout.