Update on the Coronavirus from the Executive Board and the City of White Plains
On 3/18/2020 at 11 oclock in the morning,Executive board members, Joe Carrier,Kevin Heffernan and Bob Barbella met with Chief Lyman,Deputy Chief Bonadies and Deputy Chief Mcmath regarding updates on the Coronavirus.Some important information that came out of the meeting were:
1.Until furthur notice,there will be no Public Assembly Checks
2.Until furthur notice, there will be no Inspections
3.Until furthur notice, there will be no training(with the exception of in qrts training)
4.All members will have to limit exposure, keep firehouse bay doors closed(unless checking the rigs),if possible, send one man to the store or on errands.No off duty members will be permitted in the firehouse for any reason.
5. While school is closed due to the virus, Chief Lyman will uphold the one man sick policy to keep Ladder 34 is service.
6.Dispatch will be monitoring all calls and asking questions.If there is a situation that dispatch needs you to know information, they will say over the radio, "21",which means to call dispatch from your cell phone,DO NOT TRANSMIT ANYTHING OVER YOUR PORTABLE RADIO PERTAINING TO THE CORONAVIRUS.