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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC (2020)   C1


This checklist has been developed to support hospital preparedness for the management of COVID-19 patients. Elements to be assessed have been divided into the following areas: Establishment of a core team and key internal and external contact points Human, material and facility capacity Communication and data protection Hand hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE), and waste management Triage, first contact and prioritisation Patient placement, moving of the patients in the facility, and visitor access Environmental cleaning For each area mentioned above, the elements or processes were identified and the items to be checked are listed below. A procedure for the self-auditing of compliance with this checklist should be considered.

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