CDC COVID-19 Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel Updated (2/21)

By CDC - February 23, 2021

Updates as of February 10, 2021

  • Updated the Implement Universal Use of Personal Protective Equipment section to expand options for source control and patient care activities in areas of moderate to substantial transmission and describe strategies for improving fit of facemasks. Definitions of source control are included at the end of this document.
  • Included a reference to Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supplies that include a hierarchy of strategies to implement when PPE are in short supply or unavailable.