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COVID-19 PPE Resources

  • Competency Checklist Donning PPE (Released 6/1/20)
    Steps to take when putting on PPE
  • Competency Checklist - Removing PPE #1 v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Steps to take when removing PPE Sample #1
  • Competency Checklist - Removing PPE #1 - Spanish v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Steps to take when removing PPE Sample #1 (Spanish version)
  • Competency Checklist - Removing PPE #2 v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Steps to take when removing PPE Sample #2
  • Competency Checklist - Removing PPE #2 - Spanish v1 (Released 7/6/20)
    Steps to take when removing PPE Sample #2 (Spanish version)
  • COVID-19 PPE for Healthcare Personnel v2 (Updated 6/15/2020)
    This is a visual graphic from the CDC showing preferred PPE and acceptable alternative PPE that can be posted in your facility.
  • Daily PPE Tracking Log - COVID Unit v1 (Released 5/6/20)
    Tracking log you can use as a template for your facility to track the PPE provided to employees in the COVID-19 Care Area on a daily basis.
  • Daily PPE Tracking Log - COVID Unit - Spanish v1 (Released 5/6/20)
    Tracking log you can use as a template for your facility to track the PPE provided to employees in the COVID-19 Care Area on a daily basis. (Spanish version)
  • Daily PPE Tracking Log v1 (Released 5/6/20)
    Tracking log you can use as a template for your facility to track the PPE provided to employees on a daily basis.
  • Daily PPE Tracking Log - Spanish v1 (Released 5/6/20)
    Tracking log you can use as a template for your facility to track the PPE provided to employees on a daily basis. (Spanish version)
  • Donning/Removing PPE Infographic v1 (Released 4/2/20)
    Proper precautions to use when donning or removing PPE
  • Donning/Removing PPE Infographic - Spanish v1 (Released 4/6/20)
    Proper precautions to use when donning or removing PPE (Spanish version)
  • Facemask Toolkit v1 (Released 7/30/20)
    Facemask Policy and other information
  • Facemask Toolkit - Spanish v1 (Released 7/30/20)
    Facemask policy and other documents (Spanish version)
  • N95 Respirator Use - Policy and Procedure v2 (Updated 7/24/20)
    Healthcare workers who care for residents with Airborne Transmitted Diseases (ATD’s), will be medically evaluated for FIT testing and be provided with ongoing training on appropriate use and care of N95 respirators. This is a sample policy and procedure you can use to customize for your facility.
  • N95 Respirator Use - Policy and Procedure - Spanish v2 (Updated 7/24/20)
    Healthcare workers who care for residents with Airborne Transmitted Diseases (ATD’s), will be medically evaluated for FIT testing and be provided with ongoing training on appropriate use and care of N95 respirators. This is a sample policy and procedure you can use to customize for your facility. (Spanish version)
  • PPE Burn Rate Calculator v1 (Released 5/4/20)
    This spreadsheet from the CDC is designed to help you track how quickly PPE is being used at your facility.
  • PPE Common Observation Concerns Checklist v1 (Released 7/15/20)
    Checklist to use to ensure PPE is being utilized.
  • PPE Common Observation Concerns Checklist - Spanish v1 (Released 7/15/20)
    Checklist to use to ensure PPE is being utilized. (Spanish version)
  • PPE Guidelines: What to Wear from the University of Nebraska (Published 5/22/20)
    The University of Nebraska Medicine created an algorithm to show what PPE to use when.
  • PPE When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 v1 (Published 6/3/2020)
    A sign from the CDC demonstrating proper PPE use, donning (putting on), and doffing (taking off) that can be hung in your facility.
  • PPE When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 -Spanish v1 (Published 6/3/2020)
    A sign from the CDC demonstrating proper PPE use, donning (putting on), and doffing (taking off) that can be hung in your facility.
  • Reprocessing Eye Protection P&P v1 (Released 9/22/20)
    A policy to implement Crisis Capacity Strategies for extended use of protective eyewear to assist in protecting staff and residents in the event of PPE shortages during pandemic situations.
  • Re-Use of Decontaminated N95 Respirators v1
    Reusing disposable filtering facepiece respirators such as N95’s has been suggested as a crisis capacity strategy to conserve available supplies for healthcare environments during a pandemic. See our guidance.
  • Re-Use of Decontaminated N95 Respirators - Spanish v1
    Reusing disposable filtering facepiece respirators such as N95’s has been suggested as a crisis capacity strategy to conserve available supplies for healthcare environments during a pandemic. See our guidance. (Spanish version)