Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19


2020 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Before caring for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, healthcare personnel must: Receive comprehensive training on when and what PPE is necessary, how to don (put on) and doff (take off) PPE, limitations of PPE, and proper care, maintenance, and disposal of PPE; and demonstrate competency in performing appropriate infection control practices and procedures. This CDC factsheet provides an overview of PPE usage.

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Infection prevention and control