Guidance

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

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

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COVID-19: quick guide for putting on and taking off standard personal protective equipment (PPE)

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

Guidance on donning and doffing PPE for 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) and doff (take off) the personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), specific to COVID-19. This guidance outlines infection control for health and social care settings involving possible cases of COVID-19.

Video

Published 10 January 2020
Last updated 3 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added updated PPE video.

  2. Added a quick guide for putting on and taking off standard PPE.

  3. Added updated quick-guides and a video.

  4. First published.