As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on nationwide, healthcare facilities managers continue to improve and streamline their departments’ activities in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health of patients, visitors and staff.
ASHE has created a resource page to assist healthcare facilities professionals in their efforts. The resources cover critical operations, such as air quality, safety and security, emergency preparedness and infection prevention. Amont the top resources:
- The Pandemic Resilient Hospital: How Design Can Help Facilities Stay Operational and Safe
- COVID-19 Ventilation Guidance Efforts
- Lessons learned from extended incident command operations
The page also offers managers information on: COVID-19 frequently asked questions; negative pressure patient room options; ASHE recommendation for OR use during COVID-19; converting alternate care sites to patient space options; COVID response tactics sharing; and monoclonal antibody infusion therapy treatment space.