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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Challenges and Solutions in Waste Management for Health Care Facilities

April 11th 2024

A JAMA study exposes the US healthcare system's staggering waste expenditure underlining challenges in managing diverse waste types and stringent regulations' compliance. What solutions are there?

Beau Wangtrakuldee, PhD, founder and CEO of AmorSui  (Photo credit to AmorSui)
Ensuring Safety and Comfort: The Urgent Need for Well-Fitted PPE in Health Care

April 5th 2024

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COVID-19 Harmonization: Balancing Risks and Benefits of CDC's Latest Move

March 11th 2024

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Update: Measles Cases Are Being Reported: Are We Losing Our Herd Immunity?

March 4th 2024

Corona City: Voices from an Epicenter, Lorraine Ash, Editor  (Original photo "Rush Hour" by Matthijs Noome)
Voices of Resilience: Q&A With the Editor of "Corona City: Voices From an Epicenter"

March 1st 2024

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