Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2015). Community Planning Framework for Healthcare Preparedness.
This document includes information to help planners enhance and/or develop a community's medical surge plans. It is organized into chapters, such as: Building Planning Teams and Coalitions; Models of Healthcare Delivery; Alternate Care Systems (ACS); Essential Healthcare Services; and Crisis Standards of Care. Chapter 5 includes a review of ACS plans in the community and offers some strategies for ACS planning.