Guidance

COVID-19: personal protective equipment use for aerosol generating procedures

Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs).

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COVID-19: quick guide for putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)

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COVID-19: putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)

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COVID-19: quick guide for removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)

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COVID-19: removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)

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This guidance covers the donning (putting on) and doffing (taking off) of personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs).

Guidance on donning and doffing PPE for non-aerosol generating procedures is also available.

Also refer to guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19.

This video shows how to safely don (put on) PPE specific to COVID-19 for AGPs and should be used in conjunction with the quick guide to donning PPE and local policies.

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This video shows how to safely doff (take off) PPE specific to COVID-19 for AGPs and should be used in conjunction with the quick guide to doffing PPE and local policies.

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Published 10 January 2020
Last updated 24 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Two videos added for donning and doffing personal protective equipment.

  2. First published.