Personal Protective Equipment

 

The Infection Control Today® personal protective equipment page offers written and video content on the proper use and—during the time of COVID-19 surges—reuse of PPE, including masks, respirators, gloves, gowns, face shields, goggles, and more. What are the proper donning and doffing methods? How long can PPE be extended? How are these items decontaminated? What comprises proper fit testing? Our experts will tell you.

When the Infection Prevention Epidemiologist Gets COVID-19

January 06, 2023

The public expects infectious disease experts to know how to protect them—and themselves—from getting ill from infectious diseases, including COVID-19. So, what happens when the infectious disease specialist gets ill herself?