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VFIS Client Newsletters

Our VFIS client newsletter brings the latest industry news, tools and resources to your inbox quarterly.

VFIS Client Newsletter - Winter 2019/2020

Winter 2019/2020

Inside this Issue:
  • A Look Into One Department's New Cutting-Edge Station
  • The Current State of Cancer in the Fire Service
  • 4 Ways Your Department Can Fight Back Against Cancer
  • Congrats to the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department
  • Cancer Prevention Resources on
  • New VFISu Classes Available
  • Cancer Courses on VFISu
  • Upcoming Conference Schedule


VFIS Client Newsletter - Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Inside this Issue:
  • A New Resource for Your Crew
  • New Information on Highway Response Safety
  • How to Help Prevent and Recognize Burnout
  • A Further Look into the Roadway Dangers Responders Face
  • Event Recap: The 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
  • New VFISu Classes Available
  • Summer Conference Schedule


VFIS Client Newsletter - Winter 2019

Winter 2018/2019

Inside this Issue:
  • VFIS Celebrates 50 Years
  • 3 Tips to Develop a Wellness Program Your Organization
  • VCOS-VFIS Illness and Injury Prevention Award
  • New Toolkit Designed to Assist Fire Departments with Taxes + Employee Benefits
  • The Evolution of Pediatric Transportation Safety + the EMS Industry's Response
  • Tips to Help First Responders Live a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Two Organizations Recognized for Health and Safety
  • Spring Conference Schedule
  • New Classes for Your Crew on VFISu
  • Recognizing Chief Russ Sanders


VFIS Client Newsletter - Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Inside this Issue:
  • Cancer coverage legislation for New York volunteer firefighters
  • Critical solar panel safety considerations for first responders
  • How many of your crew members have undergone a full-body check for skin cancer?
  • Your crew is at risk for skin cancer. Protect yourselves with these simple steps
  • Nominate Now! Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award
  • Congratulations Vina Drennan! 2018 Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award recipient
  • IAFC Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award
  • New classes now available on VFIS University
  • Meet a member of the VFIS crew!
  • Important Announcement: Have you heard our big news?


VFIS Client Newsletter - Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Inside this Issue:
  • Summer Safety: 10 Heat Safety Tips for First Responders
  • Share 11 Ways to Mitigate Cancer in the Fire Service with Your Clients
  • A summary of the H.R. 931 Act and what it means for firefighters
  • Summer driving safety tips for ESOs and ways to educate your community
  • World Suicide Prevention Day: Staying Proactice & Prepared
  • Product Spotlight: Accident & Sickness
  • Tips for successful volunteer firefighter recruitment
  • Fall Conference Schedule
  • Are your beneficiary cards up to date?
  • Remembering 9/11: a tribute to first responders


VFIS Client Newsletter - Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Inside this Issue:
  • Women in Emergency Services
  • Senator John McCain Named CFSI 2017 Legislator of the Year
  • New Bill Promises Increased Support for Fire and EMS Personnel
  • Best Practices: See Something; Say Something
  • 5 tips to help keep meetings productive
  • 2018 Firefighter Safety Stand Down
  • Putting First Responders First – All About FirstNet
  • Increase Safety with Effective Poster Use
  • Beneficiary Basics – 1 Must-Do Detail
  • Two Organizations Honored with Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Award
  • Spring & Summer Conference Schedule
  • New Classes Have Arrived!


VFIS Client Newsletter - Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Inside this Issue:
  • Battling Suicide: 4 Simple Ways to Stay Proactive
  • Share the Load
  • 5 Cutting-Edge Safety Initiatives for the Fire Service from FIRST
  • Back to Basics with Opioid Patients
  • Don't sleep on it, make a change. Check out these tips for better sleep.
  • Best Practice Alert—See Something; Say Something
  • State Laws Address Firefighter Cancer: VFIS Responds with Custom Coverage
  • Check out the new classes now available at VFIS University
  • VFIS Winter Conferences
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Award Recipients