Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
UPDATE
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
UPDATE
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.

Managing Healthcare Operations During COVID-19

Managing Healthcare Operations During COVID-19
Updated Feb. 8, 2021

Planning and Staying Prepared

Hospital Preparedness

Planning for community spread of COVID-19 is critical for maintaining healthcare services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Operating Effectively

Ten Ways to Operate Effectively

Practical approaches that can be used to protect healthcare personnel (HCP), patients, and communities.

Managing Surges

Managing healthcare resources when there is a surge in demand for services

Operating Strategies by Facility Type

Access facility-specific recommendations for operating safely during COVID-19

Palm Trees Before A Tropical Storm or Hurricane

Natural Disaster Planning Resources

Learn how to prepare your healthcare facility for a hurricane or other natural disaster during COVID-19.

Planning Resources

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