Please see the details and answers to frequently asked questions below regarding distribution of N95 and goggles for clinical areas.
Stocked by Materials Management and delivered to designated units
- 1 – N95 mask placed in a brown paper bag
- Goggles – one-time supply provided to the designated units
|Location||Unit||Manager||Designated Beds||N95 Par Level||Goggles (One-time supply)|
|Kettering Medical Center||5 Northwest||Lisa Hill||15||24 bags||50|
|5 South||Katie Wemple||25||36 bags||50|
|Emergency||Kailey Tobias||9||20 bags||30|
|Middletown||Mary Meredith||4||18 bags||22|
|Sycamore Medical Center||3 West||Andrew Chambers||32||44 bags||60|
|Franklin||Michelle Smithson||3||18 bags||22|
|Grandview Medical Center||4 West||Tina Kilburn-Stewart||24||36 bags||50|
|5 West (Ortho)||Nancy Fichtner||24||36 bags||50|
|Emergency||Dawn Sweet||6||20 bags||30|
|Soin Medical Center||3rd Floor||Matthew Jasko||30||42 bags||58|
|Emergency||Renae Ayres||8||20 bags||30|
|Greene Memorial Hospital||Emergency||John Larch||8||20 bags||30|
|Fort Hamilton Hospital||4 West||Russ Loges||20||34 bags||48|
|4 Main||Russ Loges||37||48 bags||62|
|Emergency||Joey Brumfield||6||20 bags||30|
|Huber Health Center||Emergency||Jay Williams||3||18 bags||22|
|Troy Hospital||Emergency||Kara Stevenson||4||18 bags||22|
|Southview Medical Center||Emergency||John Kahle||4||18 bags||22|
|Preble County Medical Center||Emergency||Chris Straszheim||4||18 bags||22|
|Soin Medical Center||Maternity||10 bags||15|
|Fort Hamilton Hospital||Maternity||10 bags||15|
|Southview Medical Center||Maternity||10 bags||15|
|Kettering Medical Center||Maternity||10 bags||15|
What units are receiving kits?
- Emergency departments
- Designated units
N95 Brown Bags
- Materials will make the kits and deliver to the designated units based on the par level determined in the table above. Kits will include:
- 1 – N95
- Brown paper bag
- Each unit will be given a set number of goggles.
- The goggle level will be monitored by the nurse manager and designated team member.
- Goggle levels were determined by the table above.
- Goggles are to be cleaned by the unit between users.
- Use the purple top Sani Wipes to clean between use.
- Nurses and health unit coordinators who are on the units for the shift:
- During shift change phone assignments, nurse manager (or designee) provide the nurse the N95 bag and goggles.
- Use the documentation log “N95 and Goggle Documentation” (available here) to have the employee sign, acknowledging they:
- Received the N95 mask
- Sign out goggles for the start of shift
- Sign back in goggles at end of shift
- Physician or respiratory therapist or EVS are coming to the unit to provide patient care:
- See the health unit coordinator at the nurses station.
- Complete the documentation log “N95 and Goggle Documentation.” (Click here to download the log.)
- The health unit coordinator will provide the provider or employee an N95 and goggles.
- The provider or employee will need to return the goggles when finished providing care.
Who should be receiving an N95 and goggles?
- N95s and goggles are for providers, nurses, respiratory therapists, nursing assistants, nurse techs, and Environmental Services workers.
- Each person will receive one N95 per day.
- Goggles are reusable and need to be cleaned with purple top Sani Wipes between users.
When to choose between an N95 and PAPR
- Airborne with contact precautions (intubated or aerosolized treatments): PAPR or N95 mask with goggles/face shield, gown, and gloves
- Droplet with contact precautions: Surgical mask with goggles/face shield, gown, gloves
What are some best practices?
- Recommend that you clean your goggles at the beginning of every shift and every time you remove the mask from your face.
- Click here to view a video on how to self-check an N95 respirator.
- If you touch your mask or goggles, make sure you clean your hands before and after.
- When you eat: Doff your mask by the straps, grasp mask on inside, fold in half with inside of mask facing outward, and place in brown paper when not in use. Click here to see the video.