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Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment

The following informational video demonstrates the recommended procedures by the CDC for donning and doffing (i.e., putting on and removing) personal protective equipment (PPE) for all healthcare providers entering the room of a patient hospitalized with known or suspected Coronovirus. These informational materials are intended to promote patient safety and increase the safety of the healthcare provider.

The following video shows the recommended procedures of donning and doffing the Tyvek Suits demonstrated by representatives from the CDC to employees of the Connecticut Department of Public Health on April 30, 2020.

CDC Presentation of Donning and Doffing PPE specific to Tyvek Suits (April 30th, 2020)