COVID19SURGE : software to estimate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on hospital surge capacity
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COVID19SURGE : software to estimate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on hospital surge capacity

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      COVID19Surge.v1 Beta Test Version

      This manual accompanies the software tool COVID19Surge, which is an adaptation of the previously published FluSurge 2.0 and FluSurge Special Edition (at: and )

      Disclaimers: The numbers generated through COVID19Surge are not to be considered predictions of what will actually occur during a coronavirus pandemic. Rather, they are illustrations designed to aid the planning and preparation of a response to a surge in demand for hospital-based resources due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

      The findings and conclusions in this manual and the accompanying software (COVID19Surge) are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

      SUGGESTED CITATION: Adhikari BB, Fischer LS, Greening B, Jeon S, Kahn EB, Kang GJ, Rainisch G, Meltzer MI, Washington ML. COVID19Surge: a manual to assist state and local public health officials and hospital administrators in estimating the impact of a novel coronavirus pandemic on hospital surge capacity (Beta test version). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2020.


    • Content Notes:
      Acknowledgements -- Disclaimers -- System Requirements -- Introduction -- Background -- Brief Introduction to the tool: COVID19Surge Overview of how to use the COVID19Surge Tool: Load, start, and navigation instructions Data input: Part A. Hospital Resources; Part B. Hospital Stays; Part C. Community Outbreak Details; Part D. Epidemiological Parameters (Optional/Advanced), Part E. Age-Weightings (Optional/Advanced) -- Results -- Printing -- References -- Appendix .
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