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Organization Type: National Institutions

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, collects, preserves, and makes available to the public information about health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences. To continue fulfilling this mission, NLM is collecting and archiving related Web content, which also serves to document the histories of health and medicine. For questions about our web archiving program contact us at nlmwebcollecting@nlm.nih.gov.

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Title: What US Hospitals Should Do Now to Prepare for a COVID-19 Pandemic

URL: https://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This web page offers American hospital administrators and clinicians specific judgment on what hospitals should do to prepare for a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It presents the argument for urgent preparedness, provides a table of Health and Human Services pandemic planning assumptions, lists top priorities and specific priority actions to be taken, and discusses how to proceed.

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Title: The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2020 - tfah

URL: https://www.tfah.org/report-details/publichealthfunding2020/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This annual analysis of the nation's investment in public health concludes that the nation's public health system is seriously underfunded, and this lack of investment puts Americans' lives at risk. Furthermore, the impact of this underinvestment gets worse each year as the range and severity of health security threats continue to grow. The COVID-19 crisis demonstrates this reality in the starkest of terms.

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Title: The COVID-19 Outbreak at the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke: An Independent Investigation Conducted for the Governor of Massachusetts - June 23, 2020

URL: https://www.mass.gov/doc/report-to-governor-baker-re-holyoke-soldiers-home/download

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Technical specifications of medical devices for the case management of COVID-19 in healthcare settings - PAHO/WHO | Pan American Health Organization

URL: https://iris.paho.org/bitstream/handle/10665.2/51979/PAHOPHEIMCovid1920001_eng.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Risk assessment: Outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): increased transmission beyond China – fourth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/outbreak-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome-coronavirus-2-sars-cov-2-increased

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 12-page updated rapid risk assessment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) provides the updated number of cases in and beyond China; description of cases and transmission reported in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK); findings on disease and transmissibility from recent studies; risk to the healthcare systems in the EU/EEA and the UK; and risk to citizens from the EU/EEA and UK traveling or living in areas with presumed community transmission.

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Title: Report Identifies Health Systems’ Priority Research Questions on COVID-19 | AcademyHealth

URL: https://www.academyhealth.org/publications/2020-04/report-identifies-health-systems-priority-research-questions-covid-19

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This report focuses on the information needs of the healthcare and community organizations engaged in the COVID-19 response. It outlines rapid-cycle evaluation priorities in the following six categories: Patient and community experience, engagement, and outcomes; Care delivery, management, decision-making, and operations; Workforce needs, training, and policies; Technology, data, and telehealth; Policies, including payment policy; and Collaboration and coordination.

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Title: Recommendations on the Care of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 and Kidney Failure Requiring Renal Replacement Therapy

URL: https://www.asn-online.org/g/blast/files/AKI_COVID-19_Recommendations_Document_03.21.2020.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI): Process for Decontamination and Reuse

URL: https://www.nebraskamed.com/sites/default/files/documents/covid-19/n-95-decon-process.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: The ongoing pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 resulting in COVID-19 (coronavirus) has severely stressed the worldwide healthcare system and has created dangerous shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 FFRs). In an effort to extend the stockpile of N95 FFRs, this 19-page document details the decontamination procedure developed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center involving the delivery of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) to used N95 FFRs.

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Title: Methodology COVID-19 pandemic: Attacks on health care in 2020

URL: http://insecurityinsight.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Methodology-COVID-19-pandemic-Attacks-on-health-care-in-2020.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This six-page document provides the definitions for the data used in the report on COVID-19 pandemic: Attacks on health care in 2020, and information on the methodology used to generate the data.

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Title: Main Report & accompanying work - The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

URL: https://theindependentpanel.org/mainreport/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Interim Guidance for Environmental Cleaning in Non-Healthcare Facilities Exposed to SARS-CoV-2

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/coronavirus-SARS-CoV-2-guidance-environmental-cleaning-non-healthcare-facilities.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This three-page document, updated on February 18, 2020, aims to provide guidance about the environmental cleaning in non-healthcare facilities (e.g., rooms, public offices, transports, schools) where 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed cases have been before being admitted to hospital. It details cleaning options, cleaning approaches, and recommended personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Title: Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Infection-prevention-and-control-in-healthcare-settings-COVID-19_5th_update.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 20-page document aims to provide guidance to healthcare facilities and healthcare providers in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) on preparedness and infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of possible and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities (LTCFs). It also addresses the management of clinical diagnostic specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.

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Title: Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Infection-prevention-and-control-in-healthcare-settings-COVID-19_4th_update.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 13-page document aims to provide guidance to European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of possible and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.

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Title: Infection Prevention and Control for COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/COVID-19-infection-prevention-and-control-healthcare-settings-march-2020.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 10-page document aims to provide guidance to European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control measures during the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens in laboratories in the EU/EEA. This is an update of the ECDC guidance from February 2020.

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Title: Infection Control Deficiencies Were Widespread and Persistent in Nursing Homes Prior to COVID-19 Pandemic | U.S. GAO

URL: https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-20-576r

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 15-page report discusses findings that, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, most nursing homes were cited for infection prevention and control deficiencies (82 percent of those surveyed from 2013-2017). About half of these homes had persistent problems and were cited across multiple years.

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Title: Hospital Readiness for COVID-19: Analysis of Bed Capacity and How it Varies Across the Country - RWJF

URL: https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2020/03/hospital-readiness-for-covid19-analysis-of-bed-capacity-and-how-it-varies-across-the-country.html

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: Findings from this seven-page brief, along with the interactive county-level map, can assist policymakers and local officials in identifying regions and hospitals with the greatest capacity constraints when treating COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients. This will help federal, state, and local policymakers considering ways to generate surge capacity in identifying areas with the greatest need for additional inpatient beds.

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Title: Guidance for wearing and removing personal protective equipment in healthcare settings for the care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/guidance-wearing-and-removing-personal-protective-equipment-healthcare-settings

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 13-page document provides support to healthcare workers managing suspected or confirmed cases of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). It aims to present the minimal set of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for managing suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases; make healthcare workers aware of the critical aspects of the donning and doffing of PPE; and strengthen occupational safety in healthcare workers for patients suspected of, or confirmed with, COVID19.

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Title: Guidance for discharge and ending of isolation of people with COVID-19

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/novel-coronavirus-sars-cov-2-discharge-criteria-confirmed-covid-19-cases

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Duty to Plan: Health Care, Crisis Standards of Care, and Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 - National Academy of Medicine

URL: https://nam.edu/duty-to-plan-health-care-crisis-standards-of-care-and-novel-coronavirus-sars-cov-2/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Domestic Public Health Response to COVID-19: Current Status and Resources Guide

URL: https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/IN/IN11253

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This five-page report presents selected information and resources relevant to the domestic public health response to COVID-19 in containing and mitigating the spread and impact of the disease. It provides a table for A Snapshot of the Domestic Public Health Response to COVID-19 from national and international sources.

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Title: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Safety of Older Adults Residing in Nursing Homes | PSNet

URL: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/primer/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-and-safety-older-adults

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This Patient Safety Network primer -- originally published April 21, 2020 and updated periodically aftwards -- provides guidance about the safety of older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses Background; Patient Safety Problems; COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nursing Homes; and Professional Organization Resources.

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Title: Cloth Masks and Mask Sterilisation as Options in Case of Shortage of Surgical Masks and Respirators

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Cloth-face-masks-in-case-shortage-surgical-masks-respirators2020-03-26.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This three-page document aims to provide advice on the use of cloth face masks and sterilization of respirators and surgical masks as an alternative in healthcare settings with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases if there is a shortage of specialized surgical masks and respirators.

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Title: COVID-19: FEMA's Role in the Response and Related Challenges | U.S. GAO

URL: https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-685T

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 20-page Congressional testimony addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s role in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, including efforts to acquire and distribute critical medical supplies. It discusses GAO's recent report on the COVID-19 pandemic response and past work on other disasters, which identified potential challenges FEMA faces in responding to the pandemic and any future nationally significant biological incidents.

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Title: COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in occupational settings in the EU/EEA and the UK

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/covid-19-clusters-and-outbreaks-occupational-settings-eueea-and-uk

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: The aim of this 17-page document is to describe COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) linked to occupational settings, including healthcare and non-healthcare settings, and to identify possible factors contributing to transmission in these settings.

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Title: Assessing Underlying State Conditions and Ramp-Up Challenges for the COVID-19 Response | Commonwealth Fund

URL: https://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/mar/assessing-underlying-state-conditions-and-ramp-challenges-covid

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: States are quickly coming to terms with their ability to handle the current level of COVID-19 cases. To understand the capacity in each state and to help inform decisions of federal and state policymakers in the coming weeks, this study aggregated a set of state-level data indicators related to clinical risk factors of the state's adult population; state health system capacity and resources, under both current and "surge" scenarios; and insurance coverage and cost-related access barriers for adults.

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Title: ACEP // ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide

URL: https://www.acep.org/corona/covid-19-field-guide/cover-page/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This resource is a compilation of what is known now on the evaluation and treatment of COVID-19. It is a living document that will be updated as new information, guidance, and best practices evolve. This field guide aims to provide the information emergency physicians need to assess the available resources in their community and determine their local applications.

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