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From the CDC

Masks and Respirators

CDC and NIOSH handout on the critical differences between masks and respirators.

NIOSH, Reuse of N95

Guidance for extended use of limited reuse N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in healthcare settings.

PPE Use and Removal

CDC fact sheet showing preferred PPE use and removal.

CDC COCA Call and Webinars

SMEs provide emergency preparedness and response information related to COVID-19

CDC HAN

CDC’s Health Alert Network (HAN) is CDC’s primary method of sharing cleared information about urgent public health incidents with public information officers.

APIC Public Policy Updates

04/03/2020

Updated OSHA Guidance on Respiratory Protection during COVID-19 Panedemic

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04/03/2020

FDA FAQs on PPE Shortages

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04/03/2020

New from CDC: Information on COVID-19 Transmission between Pets and People

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APIC in the Media

APIC Past-President Karen Hoffman spoke to PBS about how people 60+ can protect themselves and others from COVID-19
APIC President Connie Steed gave USA Today some insight on how the cruise ship industry needs to critically assess their infection prevention and control practices. APIC President, Connie Steed was interviewed by Good Morning America to provide tips and best practices to effectively clean more than just surfaces inside the home amid the coronavirus outbreak.APIC President, Connie Steed provides AARP information about how caregivers can limit their exposure to Coronavirus.APIC’s Immediate-Past President Karen Hoffmann talks with Kaiser Health News about how common cleaning and disinfecting agents can be used to combat COVID-19.APIC’s Immediate-Past President Karen Hoffmann talks with Kaiser Health News about how common cleaning and disinfecting agents can be used to combat COVID-19.APIC President, Connie Steed called into the “Len Berman and Michael Riedel in The Morning” show to discuss the importance of hand hygiene during the Coronavirus pandemic. APIC Past President Karen Hoffman quoted in Newsweek about herd immunity APIC Past President Karen Hoffman quoted in Consumer Reports about contamination from surfaces

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