Did You Know: Storage in corridors prohibited

Despite what you may have heard, storage of items in the corridors of UNC Hospitals or our clinics is not allowed.

Storage is not allowed in the corridors. Please have all items stored in corridors removed, sorted and stored appropriately.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) only allows an exception for crash carts, which can remain in the corridors for quick access. For isolation carts or chemo carts, the carts are only allowed in the corridor when assigned to a patient in a specific room. Upon the patient's discharge, these carts must be removed from the corridor.

If you would like to have your area assessed for compliance, please contact Plant Engineering's Safety Officer at 919-966-5211.

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