Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist for PCPs

January 27, 2020
Patient Care Editorial Staff

Five cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the US. The CDC provides this guide to help front-line providers prepare.

With 5 cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) confirmed in the United States as of January 27, 2020, and 110 cases under investigation in 26 US states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge "front-line" healthcare providers to asses their preparedness and the preparedness of the environment where they practice for encountering patients who have or may have been exposed to 2019-nCoV. In this short slide show below we highlight the CDC's Healthcare Providers Preparedness Checklist For Transport and Arrival of Patients Potentially Infected with 2019-nCoV.