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 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Planning documents for
high consequence infectious diseases (HCIDs) requiring airborne isolation + contact
isolation + eye protection for healthcare workers and other staff who encounter the
patient. Pathogens that fall in to this category include Middle East Respiratory
Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and the 2019 Novel
Coronavirus. Massachusetts General Hospital