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Enhanced surveillance advisory related to COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020  
Posted by: Kate Gagne
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Governor Ducey signed an executive order to issue an enhanced surveillance advisory related to COVID-19. Pursuant to  A.R.S. § 36-782(D).

Key provision of this order include the following:

  • Pursuant to the Enhanced Surveillance Advisory and A.R.S. §§ 36-782(B)(1) and (4), 36-783(A), (D) and (F), and 36-787(A), a hospital, as defined in Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-101, shall report the following through EMResource or alternative form to the Arizona Department of Health Services every twenty-four hours:
  • Per day staff call out;
  • Number of ventilators in use;
  • Number of ventilators available for use;
  • Number of ICU beds in use;
  • Number of ICU beds available for use;
  • Number of inpatient beds in use;
  • Number of inpatient beds available for use;
  • Number of ED beds in use;
  • Number of ED beds available for use;
  • PPE shortage (N95, surgical masks, gowns, etc.);
  • PPE surplus (N95, surgical masks, gowns, etc.):
  • Medical supply and equipment shortage (medications, fluids, O2 tanks, sanitizer, ECMO circuits, etc.); 
  • Medical supply and equipment surplus (medication, fluids, O2 tanks, sanitizer, ECMO circuits, etc.): and
  • Description of triage process currently established

Please ensure you are updating EMResource daily by 12:00pm. This is a critical surveillance tool for the current response and accurate numbers are crucial for federal assistance and statewide situational awareness.   Click here for EMResouces Tool Kit.

 

 

 


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