CDC Updates Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Updates Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC Updates Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Summary of Recent Changes

As of February 10, 2021

  • Updated the Implement Universal Use of Personal Protective Equipment section to expand options for source control and patient care activities in areas of moderate to substantial transmission and describe strategies for improving fit of facemasks. Definitions of source control are included at the end of this document.
  • Included a reference to Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Suppliesthat include a hierarchy of strategies to implement when PPE are in short supply or unavailable.

 

Questions?

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Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
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