CDC Releases Ebola PPE Guidance Clarifications for Healthcare Personnel

On Thursday, August 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance on healthcare workers’ use of personal protective equipment with suspected and confirmed Ebola patients. This guidance was based on feedback received from healthcare facilities and provides clarification on garments and other pertinent topics. For further information, please refer to the following links:

About Sara Chang

Sara Chang is a senior program analyst for NACCHO’s Infectious Disease team. She works with local health departments on such topics as emerging infectious diseases, infectious disease prevention and control, and healthcare-associated infections. Twitter: @changsara

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