Surge planning for COVID-19 at the hospital level
Project ID: 2019-045/2020 0950 074 000
Type of Response: Rapid response
Knowledge User: St. Michael’s Hospital/Unity Health Toronto
ICES Scientists: Michael Schull, Michael Paterson
Summary: Numbers of admissions into 3 hospitals (St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) were requested to aid in the preparation of pandemic planning for the COVID-19 outbreak. These data will be used to anticipated admissions/hospitalizations within these acute care facilities and guide surge planning using post-SARS research and emergency planning measures.