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||Typical Status at Partially Shuttered Hospital
||Additional Needs for Surge Use
|Patient Care Areas
||Very few beds available.
||Beds would need to be procured, including hospital beds or standard beds,
cots or other reasonable approximations.
||No stock of bed linens in facilities.
||Linens would need to be brought in—three sets per patient per 24 hours.
|Patient Call Buttons
||Patient call buttons may or may not be available/operational.
||Bells or buzzers could be given to each patient.
||Many patient rooms have bathrooms.
||Minor fixtures such as showerheads may be needed in some bathrooms.
||Some patient rooms have built-in shelving or closet space.
||Each patient would need a small patient bin filled with personal supplies.
||Most hospital rooms lack window shades and doors.
||Curtains could be hung on doorframes or doors could be reattached.
||Some stations have wiring for computers and telephone hook-ups.
||Each nursing station would need telephones, computers, office supplies, and chairs.
||May have operating kitchen on several floors.
||Ice machine would need to be cleaned and serviced, or ice could be delivered to the floors from a central ice supply.
||Most closets were stripped of shelving.
||Each floor would need supply carts and portable shelving units.
|Clean and Soiled Linen
||No operating system for clean and soiled linen.
||Large rolling carts can deliver clean linens and remove soiled linens.
|Ancillary Medical Service Areas
||Laboratories not operational.
||Employ a courier service and contract with private laboratory testing companies.
||No current stock of pharmaceuticals.
||Pharmaceuticals would need to be brought in.
|Support Service Areas
||Linens and disposable supplies are not available.
||Use laundry vendors.
|Biohazard and Waste Disposal
||No current mechanism to dispose waste.
||6-7 large trash cans, a trash can in every patient room, 4-5 biohazard containers per floor, a hazardous materials container remover, and hazardous materials trailer.
||Loading docks available for receiving supplies.
||Loading dock would need one pallet jack, 3 flatbed delivery carts, and bins to hold items.
||Facility has water-holding tanks.
||Need enough capacity to supply 5 gallons per patient per day. May need additional water or bottled water.
|Informational Technology and Communications
||Some communications equipment may be available.
||Equipment would be needed at nurses' stations, at a minimum.
||Morgues may be available but have limited capacity.
||Refrigeration units would need to be available/improved, perhaps through the use of rented trucks.
||Some equipment may need thorough cleaning and recertification. Disposable dining supplies for 200-300 patients and staff; food supplies would need to be brought in.
||Limited furniture remains.
||If needed, furniture would need to be procured.
||Sufficient space for intake.
||Chairs, technology, and supplies would need to be brought in or moved from other sections of facility.