Each expansion will have soiled linen chutes, as well as waste chutes, to quickly remove linens and trash from patient care, procedural and service areas. Chute rooms and doors will be access controlled to prevents unauthorized use. This helps to limit handling and exposure to infectious materials.
- In the Barnes-Jewish Parkview Tower, each patient division will have four clean linen storage alcoves with blanket warmers.
- In the St. Louis Children's expansion, each patient division will have two clean linen storage alcoves with blanket warmers.