Updates on PPE Recommendations for COVID-19
From Ohio Emergency Medical Services
CDC Update on PPE Recommendations for COVID-19 (see https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html):
Please note the following key changes by the Centers for Disease Control’s EMS Guidance and recommendations for managing patients with known or suspected COVID-19 as of March 10, 2020. The agency's EMS Chief and EMS Medical Director should review this information and must approve any changes in protocols before implementation:
All Ohio Health work health locations will conduct fit testing for N95 users. Employees have to complete a physical and respiratory questionnaire prior to fit testing. A list of Ohio Health Fit Test locations can be found here.