Appendix 3: Temporary Morgue
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) morgue has a limited capacity to store the deceased. If the UCMC is no longer able to accept the deceased, the UCMC will contact the Chicago Department of Public Health to request refrigerated trailers. While waiting for refrigerated trailers to be delivered, the following sites could be used as temporary morgues. The temporary morgues must be capable of being secured.
- Gross Anatomy (BSLC);
- Henry Crown Field House, first floor;
- Batting practice room; and
- Racquetball courts.
The following supplies will be needed to store the deceased:
- body bags; and
- portable air-conditioning units.