Temporary Suspension of Assignments of First Responders
According to the latest government directives, since March 16, 2020, and giving the current situation, calls to 911 requiring the intervention of First Responders will be handled differently by the ‘Direction médicale régionale de l’Estrie’, which will decide whether or not to route resources.
The First Responders will only intervene in the case of:
• Obstruction of the respiratory tract;
• Road accidents;
• Severe hemorrhage.
The First Responders will not intervene in other cases.