Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Staffing Innovations for Emergency COVID-19 Response

Guidance on how to innovate and increase staffing in homeless response systems as crisis response.

Checklist for Racially Equitable PPE Ordering and Distribution

Checklist to help ensure the most equitable PPE procurement and distribution possible.

CDC: Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

Key concepts include limiting how germs can enter the facility, isolating symptomatic patients as soon as possible, and protecting healthcare personnel.

CDC: Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States

This transportation guidance applies to all first responders who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 in the course of their work.

Toronto Public Health: Infection Prevention and Control Guide for Homelessness Service Settings

Provides information to homeless service providers on infection prevention and control.

CDC: Protecting Healthcare Personnel

This CDC compilation of resources is intended to promote patient safety and increase the safety of the healthcare work environment through improved use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by healthcare personnel.

Thank you!

We appreciate all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.

CDC: Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Who needs PPE, how to put it on or take off the gear, plus illustrations of how to do so.

CDC: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators: Crisis/Alternate Strategies

This CDC document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in healthcare settings when there is limited supply.

CDC: Personal Protective Equipment FAQs

Frequently asked questions about personal protective equipment.

CDC: Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

CDC: Use PPE When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19

How healthcare personnel should use PPE when caring for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

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