Thomas, T. and Loehr, M. (2011). Alternate Care Facilities: Developing Medical Surge Capability in King County. Seattle and King County Public Health.
This presentation describes Seattle and King County’s alternate care site plans, including when to activate, scope of care, staffing, equipment and supplies, site selection, and challenges and opportunities related to their use to support medical surge. This resource also includes a presentation on the agency’s plans to provide medical support to mass care shelters.