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National Hospital Available Beds for Emergencies and Disasters (HAvBED) System

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

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

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Figure 15: HAvBED Help Screen

Figure shows a screen capture of the HavBED Help page.  There are four buttons across the top of the page: Main, Administration, Reports/Data Entry, and Help.  The Help button is highlighted.  The text provides Bed Definitions for Vacant/Available Beds, 24 Hour Beds Available, 72 Hour Beds Available, Emergency Department Status Open and Closed, and Mass Decontamination Facility Availability.

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