This checklist should be used as one of several tools for
evaluating current plans or in developing a comprehensive
pandemic influenza plan.
An effective plan will incorporate information from state,
regional, tribal and local health departments, emergency
management agencies/ authorities, hospital associations and
suppliers of resources. In addition, hospitals should ensure that
their pandemic influenza plans comply with applicable state
and federal regulations and with standards set by accreditation
Comprehensive pandemic influenza planning can also help
facilities plan for other emergency situations.