Why a Surgical N95 Respirating Face Mask?

There are numerous options for N95 respirators; with a valve, without a valve, cup style, vertical fold, horizontal fold, etc....
There are numerous options for N95 respirators; with a valve, without a valve, cup style, vertical fold, horizontal fold, etc. All N95s are tested and approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which is a research agency within the CDC. During the COVID-19 pandemic a key performance parameter many focus on with masks is particle filtration efficiency (PFE).  For N95s the specific standard NIOSH uses to test PFE is "TEB-APR-STP-0059", which all candidate N95 products must pass...
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Protecting Yourself and Others from the spread of CO...

Simple precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
With the help of the tips listed below, you can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19.  Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands to kill viruses that may be on your hands. Wash your hands with soap and water or use a alcohol-based hand rub.  Link to our hand sanitizer goes here When around others, keep a distance between yourself and others of at least 1 metre (3 feet). The distance you keep helps with avoiding coming into...
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How to and When to Use a Mask

How to Put On and Dispose a Mask Clean hands with alcohol-based hand run or using soap and water, before...
How to Put On and Dispose a Mask Clean hands with alcohol-based hand run or using soap and water, before putting your mask on. Use the mask to cover your mouth and nose, making sure there are no gaps between the mask and your face.  While wearing the mask, avoid touching it, if you do, make sure your hands are clean. Once the mask is damp, replace it with a new one. Do not re-use a single-use mask.  To remove...
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Hand Hygiene

Why? The main pathway of germ transmission during health care are from hands.  Hand hygiene is crucial to avoid the...
Why? The main pathway of germ transmission during health care are from hands.  Hand hygiene is crucial to avoid the transmission of harmful germs and preventing health care-associated infections. Who? Any person, may it be a caregiver, health-care worker or anyone else who is in direct or indirect patient care, needs to be concerned about hand hygiene and should be able to perform it correctly.  How? Clean your hands by rubbing them with an alcohol-based formulation, if hands are not...
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