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PPE Requirements

PPE Requirements for COVID-19    
Location/   
PPE Type  
Screener  Confirmed negative   Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 Patients  
Face Shields/ Goggles/ Safety Glasses  Yes (not changed between patients), disinfected after removal and stored for reuse by others  Yes (not changed between patients), disinfected after removal and stored for reuse by others  Yes (not changed between patients), disinfected after removal and stored for reuse  
Isolation Mask  Yes  Yes    No  
Gown  No  No  Yes (changed between patients)  
Gloves  No  No  Yes  
N-95 or PAPR  No  No  Yes  

Please note:  

  1. Kettering Health Network now recommends that all patient-facing staff and providers wear goggles or a face shield during all patient encounters.  
  1. Patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should wear a mask while anyone else is in their room.  
  1. Staff and providers may wear an isolation mask over their N-95 if they have not yet been fit tested to help secure it or to cover any exhalation valve (if present).  
  1. Visitors are required to wear a mask, including when in a patient’s room.  
December 15, 2020