ABSTRACT

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Background: "This interim guidance has been updated based on currently available information about COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] and the current situation in the United States. As healthcare facilities begin to relax restrictions on healthcare services provided to patients (e.g., restarting elective procedures), in accordance with guidance from local and state officials, there are precautions that should remain in place as a part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recommendations in this updated guidance are not new [...]; they have been reorganized into the following sections: Recommended infection prevention and control (IPC) practices for routine healthcare delivery during the pandemic Recommended IPC practices when caring for a patient with suspected or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] infection This guidance is applicable to all U.S. healthcare settings. This guidance is not intended for non-healthcare settings (e.g., schools) OR for persons outside of healthcare settings."

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2020-05-22
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/
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