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Leaders in Built for Zero have expressed the need for a collection of quality, compiled resources and information about how to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, we are continuously adding to a comprehensive selection of resources using a quality control process, which you can read about here.
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How to correctly don and remove PPE.
CDC’s optimization strategies for PPE offer options for use when PPE supplies are stressed, running low, or absent.
The CDC has developed this for training healthcare personnel on how to select and use personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from exposure to microbiological hazards in the healthcare setting.
FDA letter to healthcare providers summarizing the CDC guidance for conserving surgical masks and gowns.
This guidance from IHI outlines necessary strategies to conserve the supply of personal protective equipment (PPEs) until production is sufficient to meet the needs of the health care workforce.
We appreciate all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.
This CDC guidance offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of facemasks in healthcare settings when there is limited supply.
Battelle was approved by the FDA as a Critical Care Decontamination System, which can decontaminate N95 respirators for reuse.
These PPE practices from the CDC are appropriate in any contexts where staff are working closely with people who may be COVID+.
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Thank you to all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.