On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the current outbreak of coronavirus disease, COVID-19. CDC will be updating our website and other CDC materials to reflect the updated name.
Resources for Hospitals and Healthcare Professionals Preparing for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
To aid healthcare professionals and hospitals, CDC has developed two checklists that identify key actions that can be taken now to enhance preparedness for potential or confirmed patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
A checklist to aid healthcare providers in identifying key actions to enhance preparedness for patients potentially infected with SARS-CoV-2.
A checklist to highlight important areas for hospitals to review in preparation for potential arrivals of COVID-19 patients.