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Blood Pressure Checks

The Orlando Fire Department offers free blood pressure checks for health fairs and at our fire stations to check your blood pressure, glucose levels and pulse.

Fire Safety Classes/ Demos/ Tours

Are you a community organization looking to have the Orlando Fire Department participate at your event? Request to have the fire department attend your next event.

Do you want to take a Tour of a City of Orlando Fire Station? Learn how your community group or organization can tour a fire station.

Florida Safe Haven Law

The Orlando Fire Department adheres to Florida’s Safe Haven for Surrendered Newborn Infants Law. Click here to learn more.

Home Fire Safety Checklist

From escape routes to storing flammables properly, there are several actions you can take to fireproof your home. Review the Orlando Fire Department’s Home Fire Safety Checklist to make sure you are doing everything you can to fireproof your home.

Juvenile Fire Setters

The Orlando Arson and Bomb Squad offers a fire safety course geared toward curbing destructive behavior with the presence of fire. Classes are offered quarterly in 2018: June 13th, September 12th and December 12th. Call 407.246.FIRE to schedule.

Medical Cards

Print a card and fill it out with your medical needs and current medications. This card provides firefighters with a clear record of your medications in order to expedite emergency medical services.

The card includes trackers for medication type, prescribed dosage and reasons why you take the medications.

If you need to update your medication, you may print additional copies here.

Senior Resources

211 – United Way

2-1-1 specialists in your area can put you in touch with local organizations providing critical services such as:

  • Local Food Banks And Nutrition Programs
  • Emergency Housing Assistance
  • Disaster Relief
  • Employment and Education Opportunities
  • Veteran Services
  • Parent Resources
  • Health Care Information
  • Support and Crisis Assistance

You can access 2-1-1 by phone, email, chat or text (just text your zip code to 898-211).

Seniors First 

Seniors First provides services to Orlando’s vulnerable elderly. These programs help seniors live independently in their homes and increase their quality of life.  Services include:

  • Meal Programs
  • In-home care
  • Guardianship
  • Minor Home Repair

Call 407.292.0177 for assistance. 

Sharps

Sharp needles are dangerous to people and pets. If not disposed of safely, they can spread infections which can cause serious health conditions. Orlando Fire Department accepts Sharps approved containers for proper disposal at all of our 17 fire stations.

Smoke Alarms

Request one 10-year-lithium battery smoke alarm to be installed in your home. Limitations: You must be the homeowner, live within the City of Orlando limits and have no working smoke alarms in your home.

Special Needs

Residents who have no alternative means of shelter and suffer from a medical condition that requires medical attention by a skilled professional should register with the Orange County Special Needs Registry to receive assistance during a disaster. This registry provides first responders with valuable information to prepare for disasters or other emergencies.  To learn more about the special needs shelter program in Orange County click here. Also, review the City’s Emergency Preparedness Program for Special Needs.

Requests/Donations

For requests of Pipes and Drums/Honor Guard/Explorers email OFDPublicRelations@cityoforlando.net.

To donate to our programs, visit StrengthenOrlando.org

 

 

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