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2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) hospital preparedness checklist
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  • Description:
    All U.S. hospitals need to be prepared for patients with suspected or confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). All hospitals should be equipped and ready to:

    • prevent spread of 2019-nCoV

    • identify and isolate patients with 2019-nCoV and inform key facility staff and public health

    authorities

    • care for a limited number of patients with known or suspected 2019-nCoV as part of routine

    operations

    • potentially care for a larger number of patients in the context of escalating transmission

    • outline plans for internal and external communication

    • monitor and manage healthcare personnel with potential for exposure to 2019-nCoV

    • manage the impact on patients, the facility, and healthcare personnel

    The following checklist highlights some key areas for hospitals to review in preparation for 2019-nCoV. The checklist format is not intended to set forth mandatory requirements or establish national standards.

    hospital-preparedness-checklist.pdf

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