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Updated PPE Guidelines

PPE Guidelines for COVID-19
Location/  
PPE Type 
Screener Confirmed negative  Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients* 
Face Shields/ Goggles/ Safety Glasses Required (not changed between patients). Disinfected after removal for reuse. Recommended (not changed between patients). Disinfected after removal for reuse. Required (not changed between patients). Disinfected after removal for reuse. 
Isolation Mask** Required Required No 
Gown No No Required (changed between patients) 
Gloves No No Required 
 N-95 or PAPR No No Required 

*Patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should wear a mask while anyone else is in the room. 

**Staff and providers may wear an isolation mask over their N-95 if they have not yet been fit tested for a N-95 to help secure the N-95 to their face or to cover an exhalation valve. 

December 17, 2020