Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas details LAFD’s COVID-19 response, vaccine distribution plan

The impact of county case surges, member vaccination efforts, and mental health help

In this episode of the Side Alpha Podcast, Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas details the department's vaccine distribution plan for members, which focuses on education, influence and incentives. He reflects on the LAFD members who lost their lives to COVID-19, and shares a message that one member expressed prior to his passing. Chief Terrazas also explains how the department has responded to the mental health impacts on members during the ongoing crisis.

This episode of the Side Alpha Podcast is sponsored by EFJohnson, a JVCKENWOOD company. As a leader in mission-critical communications for more than 90 years, we have made it our mission to make safe, simple. Visit EFJohnson online at

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2022 FireRescue1. All rights reserved.