The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response recently posted new and updated COVID-19 resources at its Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange. They include:
- Critical Care Load-Balancing Operational Template and Considerations for Assessing Regional Patient Load-Balancing Effects during COVID-19 to help manage COVID-19 patient surge;
- COVID-19 Considerations for Long-Term Care Facilities toolkit compiling consideration based on lessons learned during the pandemic’s early months; and
- an interagency Behavioral Health Compendium to help regional emergency coordinators and federal and state planners support stakeholders in various areas of COVID-19 response and recovery.