Coronavirus Preparedness Checklist for PCPs

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.