The 55-year-old homeless male, who had tested positive for COVID-19, left on foot.
Here’s what worked and what didn’t during this long-term care facility’s temporary evacuation of its 144 residents.
Many U.S. colleges and universities are prepping empty dorms and other large facilities to house both coronavirus patients and healthcare workers.
Data from the Harvard Global Health Institute estimates a fifth of adults who are infected with the virus will need to be hospitalized.
Most patients with COVID-19 present with typical respiratory symptoms and signs. However, early experience with the outbreak in Wuhan, China revealed that many patients experienced digestive symptoms as their chief complaint.
IAHSS’ annual event will now take place August 17-19 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Beneficiaries will now be able to receive a wider range of healthcare services without having to travel to a healthcare facility.
Although cell phones have become incredibly useful mass notification tools, emergency managers need to consider a variety of alert technologies.
The report also found 98% of all IoT devices are unencrypted, potentially exposing personal and confidential data.
Experts say the spreading of the coronavirus has also shown many hospitals are not prepared to handle a public health crisis.