Guidance for Health System Contingency Planning During Widespread Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 with High Impact on Healthcare Services   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "This document aims to support public health preparedness planning and response activities when advising healthcare services on approaches on how to increase capacity for managing COVID-19 cases in the context of widespread sustained SARS [severe acute respiratory syndrome]-CoV-2 transmission in a particular community. The guidance is based on expert opinion, on the publication 'Potential scenarios for the progression of a COVID-19 epidemic in the European Union and the European Economic Area, March 2020', on the ECDC [European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control] 'Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): increased transmission globally - sixth update', the ECDC 'Checklist for hospitals preparing for the reception and care of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) patients' and the ECDC 'Health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high-consequence infectious diseases'."

2020 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm
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