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Surge Tool Kit and Facility Checklist (continued)

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Facility Checklist

Facilities/Housekeeping and Food Service

Assessment of readiness and needed repairs of laundry, cafeteria, and kitchen. Other experts to review areas from other perspectives.

Date: ____________  Location: _______________________  Team member: __________________________



Y N Installed industrial capacity laundry?





General condition:  


Missing or Damaged Structural Components:  


Y N Fire suppression?


Kitchen and Cafeteria

Y N Kitchen?




General Condition

Operational/missing equipment:  
Dry Storage:  


Y N Cafeteria?




General condition:  


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