Patient Surges

Read: Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and Calif. Hospitals Nearing Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Spike

Florida, Texas and California recorded 27,574 new cases Monday, accounting for more than a third of the new cases reported in the U.S.

Read: Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Around 580 hospital beds were set up on the campus — an 84% increase over the county’s existing 707 beds in its six hospitals.

Read: Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

One California hospital is only admitting COVID-19 patients after much of its staff tested positive for the virus while a Texas children’s hospital is now treating adults.

Read: Hackers Increasingly Targeting Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hackers Increasingly Targeting Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result, many software and cybersecurity firms are offering free services to healthcare facilities being targeted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: George Washington University Dorms to Temporarily House Medical Staff

George Washington University Dorms to Temporarily House Medical Staff

Healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 will have the option to stay at GW rather than return home and possibly expose their families to the virus.

Read: IAHSS Issues Draft Guidance for Alternate Care Site Medical Surge Capacity

IAHSS Issues Draft Guidance for Alternate Care Site Medical Surge Capacity

This draft document from the IAHSS is available for anyone to use as they consider opening surge sites.

Read: Our Better Angels Are Stepping Up During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Our Better Angels Are Stepping Up During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Here are just a few of the people, organizations and businesses that are making generous donations and sacrifices in our fight against COVID-19.

Read: Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

The number of patients needing treatment for the coronavirus could outstrip hospital resources.

Read: Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Here’s a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.

Read: How Hospitals Can Manage Patient Surges Using Social Media

How Hospitals Can Manage Patient Surges Using Social Media

Here’s how hospitals can keep track of breaking incidents in their communities so they can provide appropriate treatment and security during patient surges.

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