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Collier County COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening for Residents

Collier County COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening for Residents

DOH-Collier and National Guard Working Together to Combat COVID-19: Two Collier County Testing Sites for Residents Start Next Week Naples, Fla. [May 14, 2020] — The Florida National Guard, with support of The Florida Department of Health in Collier County...

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NCFR Mourns Loss of Seminole Tribe Fire Chief Donald DiPetrillo

NCFR Mourns Loss of Seminole Tribe Fire Chief Donald DiPetrillo

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Donald DiPetrillo, the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s fire chief since 2008, has died from complications of the new coronavirus, the tribe confirmed Friday. He was 70. The tribe says DiPetrillo, a Davie resident, died late Thursday night at Memorial...

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NCFR Doing Its Part to Support Take-Out Tuesday

NCFR Doing Its Part to Support Take-Out Tuesday

Have you participated in Take-Out-Tuesday yet?  Take-Out-Tuesday is a reminder for us all to support our local restaurants during these uncertain and stressful times. Here, on Tuesday, April 14th, our crews showed their support of Boston Beer Garden. Be sure to show...

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CDC Issues Guidelines for Wearing of Face Masks

CDC Issues Guidelines for Wearing of Face Masks

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. CDC also advises the use of simple...

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State of Florida Under Stay-at-Home Order

State of Florida Under Stay-at-Home Order

On April 1 2020, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-91- Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19. The order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2020. The order asks all Floridians to “limit movement to only essential services and...

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Local 2297 Raises $51,456 for MDA

Local 2297 Raises $51,456 for MDA

Local 2297 spent three Saturdays in February raising money for the annual MDA fundraiser event in both Naples and Immokalee. In 2019, Local 2297 raised $45,363. We are pleased to announce that in 2020 they raised $51,346.12! We are so proud of our Local for their...

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What to Expect When Paramedics Arrive During COVID-19 Outbreak

What to Expect When Paramedics Arrive During COVID-19 Outbreak

  During these uncertain times as we all manage to effectively deal with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District (NCFR) is taking a moment to share information that we deem helpful should we need to respond...

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NCFR Doing Its Part to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

NCFR Doing Its Part to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

We’ve all heard about ‘flattening the curve’ and its importance to slowing the spread of COVID-19. According to the CDC, without any measures to slow the virus down, it will continue to spread exponentially. Just as all Americans are urged to help slow the spread of...

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(Naples Daily News) How are Local First Responders Preparing?

(Naples Daily News) How are Local First Responders Preparing?

With the spread of COVID-19 becoming an inevitability, Southwest Florida first responders are displaying a unified message: They’re ready. Along with regularly receiving updates from the Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Protection,...

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