CDC Updates Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel

COVID-19

The CDC updated the interim infection prevention and control recommendations for health care personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. A summary of the changes includes: ​

  • ​Different options for screening individuals (healthcare personnel, patients, and visitors) prior to their entry into a healthcare facility. 
  • Information on factors that could impact thermometer readings. 
  • Resources for evaluating and managing ventilation systems in healthcare facilities. 
  • A link to frequently asked questions about the use of personal protective equipment.  
  • A guide for facilities to develop policies and procedures to ensure recommendations are applied.