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Additional Precautions. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Gloves Gown* Mask* Individuals in Contact Precautions do not require PPE when leaving their room

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additional precautions
Additional Precautions

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Gloves
  • Gown*
  • Mask*

Individuals in Contact Precautions do not require PPE when leaving their room

* Gown and mask use is determined by risk assessment and the level of care being provided to the client/patient/resident

Photo credit:: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Additional Precautions

Environment and Equipment

  • Dedicated equipment
  • Review cleaning and disinfection methods
  • Routine management of linens
  • Curtains should be removed and laundered when soiled and after

discharge of clients/patients/residents with VRE

(consideration of above for individual with MRSA)

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Additional Precautions

Visitors

  • Visitors should wear the same PPE as healthcare workers
  • Visitors must receive education regarding hand hygiene and the appropriate use of PPE