The decontamination area also has radiant heaters to compensate for cold

The decontamination area also has radiant heaters to

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under the ambulance canopy. The decontamination area also has radiant heaters to compensate for cold weather situations. (2) Novant Prince William Hospital has significant resources on site to assist in the management of a mass casualty situation including: A three-stall decontamination shower located in the Emergency Room to manage small scale localized decontamination of non- CBRNE contaminants A cache of supplies and pharmaceuticals Prophylaxis’s antibiotics for employees and families Thirty-six sets of decontamination personal protective equipment Surge beds and equipment to increase the hospital bed capacity in the event of an emergency Sophisticated Closed-Circuit Television surveillance systems for many internal areas, most exterior entrances and parking areas An electronic access control system which allows for building lockdown in the event of a threat or event b. Novant Heathcote Health Center (Freestanding ER) (1) Heathcote Health Center is a 24/7 freestanding 11-bed Emergency Room with some outpatient radiology and lab services. Healthcote has no in-patient capabilities, (2) Heathcote has two single decontamination showers outside of the Emergency Room c. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (1) Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center has 183-beds and offers a wide range of medical specialties, a highly qualified medical and clinical staff, and state-of-the-art technology and it has 24 negative pressure rooms identified.
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Prince William County EOP ESF 8 Public Health and Medical Services ESF 8-18 (2) The Emergency Care Center has 42 exam rooms divided into four separate treatment areas: MajorCARE is a 20-bed area that includes four Trauma/Cardiac Care bays and three negative pressure rooms. This area treats acute and critical care patients. MinorCARE is a 6-bed area utilized to care for patients with minor illnesses or injuries KidsCARE is an 8-bed area utilized to care for children but has the capability to treat patients of all age groups. There are two negative pressure rooms in this area. TransitionalCARE is an 8-bed area utilized to hold patients waiting for final disposition (admit, discharge or transfer). This area has three negative pressure rooms and one positive pressure room. KidsCARE and TransitionalCARE can be combined for all 16 beds to be negative pressure (3) The hospital has a single-stall decontamination shower located adjacent to the Emergency Department. It is appropriate for small- scale decontamination purposes. The equipment is contained in a trailer and mirrors the Prince William County transportable decontamination equipment. Data from drills using this equipment suggests there is a capability to do secondary decontamination of 100 to 200 patients per hour. (4) The hospital has a cache of prophylactic antibiotics to provide treatment for three days to hospital personnel (medical and ancillary staff), active volunteers and their families.
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