Assessing severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) preparedness in US community hospitals: A forgotten entity.
We performed a cross-sectional survey of infection preventionists in 60 US community hospitals between April 22 and May 8, 2020. Several differences in hospital preparedness for SARS-CoV-2 emerged with respect to personal protective equipment conservation strategies, protocols related to testing, universal masking, and restarting elective procedures.
Advani, SD; Baker, E; Cromer, A; Wood, B; Crawford, KL; Crane, L; Adcock, L; Roach, L; Padgette, P; Anderson, DJ; Sexton, DJ; CDC Prevention Epicenter Program,
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