Don’t make COVID even tougher on firefighters

Contracting the virus should qualify as an injury on duty

FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE to be on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic every single day. As full-time, career, union firefighters, we are regularly exposed to the coronavirus while responding to emergency calls in our capacity as firefighters and firefighter EMT-paramedics. Just last week, 78 Massachusetts firefighters tested positive for the coronavirus. The Attleboro Fire Department, where(...)

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