Infection Control and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) COVID-19 Resources

Shortages of PPE are global and to be expected. DSHS and the CDC recommend use of PPE for patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19 and for health care personnel in necessary situations but not for the general public.

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19 in Health Care Settings (CDC, March 19, 2020)

Strategies for Optimizing Supply of N95 Respirators (CDC, March 27, 2020) 

Addressing COVID-19 Face Mask Shortages (Stanford Medicine, March 25, 2020)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator (CDC, March 25, 2020)

Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick (CDC, March 19, 2020)

Frequently Asked Questions about Hand Hygiene for Health Care Personnel Responding to COVID-2019 (March 18, 2020) 

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE (March 17, 2020)

Health Care Supply of Personal Protective Equipment (CDC, March 13, 2020)

Guidance for USe of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel (CMS, March 10, 2020) 

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Fighting Products (Center for Biocide Chemistries) (via DSHS)

Guidance for use of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel (CMS, March 10, 2020) 

Health Care Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19 (CDC, March 10, 2020) 

Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Health Care Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Health Care Setting to Patients with COVID-19 (CDC, March 7, 2020) 

EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19 (EPA, March 3, 2020) 

Health Care Supply of Personal Protective Equipment (CDC, March 1, 2020)

Surgical N95 vs Standard N95 Which to Consider (3M, January 2020)

How to properly put on, use, and remove PPE (CDC)

Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings (CDC)


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Last Updated On

March 31, 2020