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Alternative Care Sites COVID-19 Surge Preparedness

Date: 04/15/20

In order to protect the public’s health and facilitate the scaling up of the acute care services in preparation for an expected surge in severe COVID-19 cases, hospitals across the state of New Hampshire are implementing their emergency preparedness plans. These plans will be to treat patients in alternative care sites (ACS), to transfer, or divert patients to other hospitals based on current capacity.

NH Healthy Families has implemented an approach to Emergency Order #30 Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04 as Extended by Executive Order 2020-05. (LINK)

For the full announcement from NH Healthy Families, click here (LINK)