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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Evolving Symptomatology: Respiratory Viruses in the Era of COVID-19 Variants

September 27th 2023

As COVID-19 restrictions eased up, other respiratory viruses began circulating alongside SARS-CoV-2. It's crucial to identify cases and understand the symptoms of these infections to track the evolution of the virus and what health care workers should look out for.

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Organized Disinformation Fanning the COVID-19 Flames of Vaccine Hesitancy  

September 18th 2023

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Protecting HCWs: Plague Doctor's Masks to the Personal Protective Equipment of Tomorrow

September 15th 2023

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Health Watch USA's 17th Annual Conference: Exploring Long COVID's Impact on Patients, Workers, and Society

September 7th 2023

In this Hot Topics in IPC, Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC, FAPIC, discusses whether masks need to return for COVID-19, Virginia’s outbreak, and interesting articles to read.
IC Today Hot Topics: COVID-19 Readiness, Meningococcal Outbreak, and Norovirus

September 7th 2023

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