Transporting a Suspect

AMBULANCE TRANSFER OF COVID-19 PATIENTS

Introduction

Ambulance or emergency health care workers are exposed to many infectious agents during their work. Transmission of infectious disease (COVID-19) can occur while providing emergency care, rescue and body recovery/ removal. Ambulances should be specifically identified for transporting COVID suspected patients or those who have developed complications, to the health facilities

Types of Ambulances

  • ALS (with ventilators)
  • BLS (without ventilators)

TRANSPORTING A
SUSPECT/CONFIRMED
CASE OF COVID-19

INFECTION
PREVENTION
AND CONTROL