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Office of Information and Privacy

The DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department’s Office of Information and Privacy (OIP) coordinates the agency’s release of documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It is the responsibility of OIP to analyze and evaluate material within the scope of requests to determine the release of documents to the public, local and federal government, private sector, or media. The Privacy Office OIP monitors the Department’s compliance with all aspects of FOIA and HIPAA, including:

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Training
  • Disclosures
  • Complaints

For more information about OIP, you may contact the Department’s Information & Privacy Officer at: 

Paula J. Gibbs
Information & Privacy Officer
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington DC 20009
(202) 673-3397 (Direct)
(202) 425-4863 (Cell)
(202) 741-0677 (Fax)