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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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Medical Supply Caches: Level I, Level II

Level I: Hospital Augmentation Cache

Hospital Augmentation Cache: 50 Patients

Item Number Cost Each Item Total
Disaster/surge capacity trailer 1 10,000 10,000
Patient cots 45 50 2250
Patient cots, with wheels, collapsible 10 250 2500
Linens Sheets (2 per patient + extras) 150 4.56 684
Blankets 75 13.5 1012.50
Pillows (disposable—case of 15) 4 43.2 172.80
Pillow cases 100 1.14 114
N95 masks (case of 210) 1 98 98
Gloves Latex Free Exam—small (case of 1000) 1 36 36
Latex Free Exam—medium (case of 1000) 1 36 36
Latex Free Exam—large (case of 1000) 1 38.4 38.4
Powder Free Exam—small (case of 1000) 137.55 37.55
Powder Free Exam—medium (case of 1000) 137.55 37.55
Powder Free Exam—large (case of 1000) 1 39 39
Gowns (for staff—splash resistant—case of 12) 10 39 390
Bag-valve-mask respirators 10 11 110
Blood pressure cuffs (manual) 5 40 200
Stethoscopes 10 35 350
IV Poles 25 60 1500
Total equipment costs     19605.74

This level of cache was recently funded by the Denver Health Medical Center and is being put in place as a regional resource.

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Level II: Regional Alternative Site Cache

The list for the Level II cache is available from Robin Koons, Ph.D., Director of the Hospital Preparedness Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Full contact information is provided in Appendix A.

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