TSA-E Hospitalization RatesWhat does TSA-E stand for?
- Trauma Service Area. The ‘E’ represents the North Texas Region, which includes Frisco. Our city is in two counties, Collin and Denton. TSA-E includes 19 area counties with a total population of approximately 8 million and 16,890 staffed hospital beds. Follow this link to learn where the hospitalization rate for TSA-E stands today.
- Nothing changes until our region maintains a 15% or higher COVID-19 hospitalization rate for seven ( 7 ) consecutive days.
- Businesses must limit their occupancy rate to 50%, per the Governor’s Executive Order 32 (issued October 7, 2020).
- Hospitals must postpone all surgeries and procedures not considered “medically necessary” to diagnose or correct a serious medical condition or preserve life, per the Governor’s Executive Order 31 (issued September 17, 2020).
- Hospitals must reserve at least 10-percent of its hospital capacity to treat COVID-19 patients. A hospital may reserve less than 10-percent of its capacity for COVID-19 patients if it belongs to a ‘hospital system’ (more than one hospital) where the cumulative capacity reserved throughout the system is at least 10 percent, per the Governor’s Executive Order 31 (issued September 17, 2020).
- Not until the TSA-E’s COVID-19 hospitalization rate is below 15% for 7 consecutive days.