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.

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Assessing Measures for Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission: Low- and High-Tech Tools and Practical Insights

December 6th 2023

Which of the various low and high-tech measures proposed to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 transmission, from hand hygiene to air cleaners, actually work? A new study gives practical tools for assessment and insights into their effectiveness.

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Challenging the Universality of Contact Precautions in MRSA Prevention: A Critical Appraisal of Recent Infection Control Guidelines

December 4th 2023

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November 24th 2023

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Navigating the Tripledemic: Influenza, RSV, and COVID-19 in the Operating Room

November 20th 2023

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Direct Gloving vs Hand Hygiene Before Donning Gloves: A Hospital Infection Control Study

November 20th 2023

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