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Infection Control & PPE

Understand guidance on practice disinfection and types of personal protection equipment.

Cal/OSHA: Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Settings

Source: Cal/OSHA

Recorded webinar on the use of this type of respirator in healthcare. 

Personal Protective Equipment: Questions and Answers

Source: CDC

This document is intended to address frequently asked questions about personal protective equipment (PPE).

Mask and Respirator Types

A visual resource that provides information on various masks and respirators, including agency approval, size and fit, testing requirements and decontamination guidance.

Operatory Disinfection

Bundled resources to guide operatory disinfection in the dental practice.

CDC removes 15-minute wait recommendation for cleaning, disinfecting dental operatories

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no longer recommends that dental care personnel “wait 15 minutes after completion of clinical care and exit of each patient without suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to begin to clean and disinfect room surfaces.”

Elastomeric respirators: an alternative to N95 respirators

Information and tips for using elastomeric respirators

Four Zones of Clinical Infection Control

Helpful diagram of the four zones of clinical infection control.

Patient Posters

Source: CDC and CDPH

COVID-19 communication resources.

EPA and CA Registered Disinfectants

Disinfectants for use against novel coronavirus SARS.